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How to Participate in Working Group: All interested individuals are welcome to join and participate. You do not need to be an IEEE member (except to join the Balloting Group--see below).

  • No Meetings: This group does not hold physical meetings, but rather conducts its business via the the email reflectors cited below. However, certain conferences do attract many SUO members and informal meetings will take place at these forums.
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