ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6

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ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 Telecommunications and information exchange between systems is a standardization subcommittee of the Joint Technical Committee ISO/IEC JTC 1 of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), that develops and facilitates standards within the field of telecommunications and information exchange between systems. ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 was established in 1964, following the creation of a Special Working Group under ISO/TC 97 on Data Link Control Procedures and Modem Interfaces.[1] The international secretariat of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 is the Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS), located in the Republic of Korea.[2]

Scope[edit]

The scope of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 is “Standardization in the field of telecommunications dealing with the exchange of information between open systems including system functions, procedures, parameters as well as the conditions for their use. The standardization encompasses protocols and services of lower layers, including physical, data link, network, and transport as well as those of upper layers including but not limited to Directory and ASN.1.”[3]

Future Network has recently been added as an important work scope. A considerable part of the work is done in effective cooperation with ITU-T and other standardization bodies including IEEE 802 and Ecma International.

Structure[edit]

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 has three active working groups (WGs), each of which carries out specific tasks in standards development within the field of telecommunications and information exchange between systems. The focus of each working group is described in the group’s terms of reference. Working groups can be established if new working areas arise, or disbanded if the group’s working area is no longer relevant to standardization needs. Active working groups of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 are:[4]

Working Group Working Area
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6/WG 1 Physical and Data Link Layers
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6/WG 7 Network, Transport and Future Network
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6/WG 10 Directory, ASN.1 and Registration

Collaborations[edit]

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 works in close collaboration with a number of other organizations or subcommittees, both internal and external to ISO or IEC. Organizations internal to ISO or IEC that collaborate with or are in liaison with ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 include:[3]

Some organizations external to ISO or IEC that collaborate with or are in liaison to ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 include:

Member countries[edit]

Countries pay a fee to ISO to be members of subcommittees.[5]

The 21 "P" (participating) members of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 are: Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Greece, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Republic of Korea, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Russian Federation, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, United Kingdom, and United States.

The 29 "O" (observing) members of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 are: Argentina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Cuba, Cyprus, France, Ghana, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, Thailand, Turkey, and Ukraine.[2]

Published standards[edit]

There are 349 published standards, and 39 standards under development, under ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6. Published standards by ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 include:[6]

ISO/IEC Standard Title Status Description WG[7]
ISO/IEC 10021-1 Information technology – Message Handling Systems (MHS) – Part 1: System and service overview Published (2003) Defines the overall system and service of an MHS and serves as a general overview of an MHS[8]
ISO/IEC 21481 free Information technology – Telecommunications and information exchange between systems – Near Field Communication Interface and Protocol -2 (NFCIP-2) Published (2012) Specifies the communication mode selection mechanism designed not to disturb any ongoing communication at 13,56 MHz[9] 1
ISO/IEC 8802-3 Information technology – Telecommunications and information exchange between systems – Local and metropolitan area networks – Specific requirements – Part 3: Carrier sense multiple access with collision detection (CSMA/CD) access method and physical layer specifications Published (2000) Describes the media access control characteristics for the Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Detection (CSMA/CD) access method for shared medium local area networks[10] 1
ISO/IEC/IEEE 8802-11 Information technology – Telecommunications and information exchange between systems – Local and metropolitan area networks – Specific requirements – Part 11: Wireless LAN medium access control (MAC) and physical layer (PHY) specifications Published (2012) Defines one MAC and several PHY specifications for wireless connectivity for fixed, portable, and moving stations within a local area[11] 1
ISO/IEC 8072 free Information technology – Open systems interconnection (OSI) – Transport service definition Published (1996) Defines the externally visible service provided by the OSI Transport layer in terms of:[12]
  • The primitive actions and events of the service
  • The parameter data associated with each primitive action and event
  • The relationship between, and the valid sequences of, these events and actions
7
ISO/IEC 8473-1 free Information technology – Protocol for providing the connectionless-mode network service: Protocol specification Published (1998) Specifies:[13]
  • Procedures for the connectionless transmission of data and control information from one Network entity to one or more other Network entities
  • The encoding of Protocol Data Units (PDUs) used for the transmission of data and control information
  • Procedures for the correct interpretation of protocol control information
7
ISO/IEC 8348 Information technology – Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) – Network service definition Published (2002) Defines the OSI network service in terms of:[14]
  • The primitive actions and events of the Service
  • The actions associated with each primitive action and event, and the form that they take
  • The interrelationship between these actions and events
7
ISO/IEC 8824-1 free Information technology – Abstract Syntax Notation One (ASN.1): Specification of basic notation Published (2008) Specifies a standard notation, ASN.1, that is used for the definition of data types, values, and constraints on data types. First part of the ISO/IEC 8824 series, which contains 4 parts.[15] 10
ISO/IEC 8825-1 free Information technology – ASN.1 encoding rules: Specification of Basic Encoding Rules (BER), Canonical Encoding Rules (CER) and Distinguished Encoding Rules (DER) Published (2008) Specifies a set of basic encoding rules that can be used to derive the specification of a transfer syntax for values of types defined using the Abstract Syntax Notation One. First part of the ISO/IEC 8825 series, which contains 6 parts including packed encoding rules (PER), XML encoding rules (XER) and encoding control notation (ECN).[16] 10
ISO/IEC 9594-1 Information technology – Open Systems Interconnection – The Directory: Overview of concepts, models and services Published (2012) Provides an overview of the concepts, models, and services related to the “The Directory,” which provides the directory capabilities required by OSI applications. First part of the ISO/IEC 9594 series, which contains 8 parts.[17] 10
ISO/IEC 9834-1 free Information technology – Procedures for the operation of object identifier registration authorities: General procedures and top arcs of the international object identifier tree Published (2012) Specifies a tree structure for allocations made by a hierarchical structure of Registration Authorities, called the international object identifier (OID) tree, which supports the ASN.1 OBJECT IDENTIFIER type and the ASN.1 OID-IRI type (ISO/IEC 8824-1). First part of the ISO/IEC 9834 series, which contains 9 parts.[18] 10
ISO/IEC 24824-1 free Information technology – Generic applications of ASN.1: Fast infoset Published (2007) Specifies a representation of an instance of the W3C XML Information Set using binary encodings. These binary encodings are specified using the ASN.1 notation and the ASN.1 Encoding Control Notation (ECN). First part of the ISO/IEC 24824 series, which contains 3 parts.[19] 10
ISO/IEC 29168-1 Information technology – Open systems interconnection – Part 1: Object identifier resolution system Published (2011) Specifies the object identifier (OID) resolution system (ORS), including the overall architecture and a DNS-based resolution mechanism. First part of the ISO/IEC 29168 series, which contains 2 parts.[20] 10

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ISO/IEC (2012). "ISO/IEC JTC 1 Standing Document N 2" (2 ed.).  |chapter= ignored (help)
  2. ^ a b ISO. "ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 - Telecommunications and information exchange between systems". Retrieved 2013-08-26. 
  3. ^ a b Kim, Dae Young (2013-06-25). SC 6 Business plan for June 2013 – February 2014 (Business Plan). 
  4. ^ ISO. "ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 Telecommunications and information exchange between systems". Retrieved 2013-08-26.  |chapter= ignored (help)
  5. ^ ISO (2012-06). "III. What Help Can I Get from the ISO Central Secretariat?". ISO Membership Manual. ISO. pp. 17–18. Retrieved 2013-07-12.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  6. ^ ISO. "ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6: Standards Catalogue". Retrieved 2013-10-04. 
  7. ^ Lee, Jooran (2011-07-06). ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 Programme of Work (Programme of Work). 
  8. ^ ISO (2009-01-05). "ISO/IEC 10021-1:2003" (2 ed.). Retrieved 2013-10-04. 
  9. ^ ISO/IEC (2012-07-01). "Information technology – Telecommunications and information exchange between systems – Near Field Communication Interface and Protocol -2 (NFCIP-2)" (2 ed.).  |chapter= ignored (help)
  10. ^ ISO/IEC/IEEE (2000-12-15). "Information technology – Telecommunications and information exchange between systems – Local and metropolitan area networks – Specific requirements – Part 3: Carrier sense multiple access with collision detection (CSMA/CD) access method and physical layer specifications" (6 ed.). Retrieved 2013-08-26. 
  11. ^ ISO (2012-11-05). "ISO/IEC/IEEE 8802-11:2012" (1 ed.). Retrieved 2013-08-26. 
  12. ^ ISO (1996-08-01). "ISO/IEC 8072" (3 ed.). p. 1.  |chapter= ignored (help)
  13. ^ ISO (1998-11-01). "ISO/IEC 8473-1" (2 ed.). p. 1.  |chapter= ignored (help)
  14. ^ ISO/IEC (2002-11-01). "Information technology — Open Systems Interconnection — Network service definition" (3 ed.). Retrieved 2013-08-26.  |chapter= ignored (help)
  15. ^ ISO (2008-12-15). "ISO/IEC 8824-1:2008" (4 ed.). Retrieved 2013-10-04. 
  16. ^ ISO (2013-10-15). "ISO/IEC 8825-1:2008" (4 ed.). Retrieved 2014-01-06. 
  17. ^ ISO (2013-07-02). "ISO/IEC 9594-1:2008" (6 ed.). Retrieved 2013-10-10. 
  18. ^ ISO (2012-05-11). "ISO/IEC 9834-1:2012" (4 ed.). Retrieved 2014-01-06. 
  19. ^ ISO (2012-09-19). "ISO/IEC 24824-1:2007" (1 ed.). Retrieved 2014-01-06. 
  20. ^ ISO (2011-09-12). "ISO/IEC 29168-1:2011" (1 ed.). Retrieved 2014-01-06. 

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