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Subject: [boost] GSoC 2014 - Full Text Search
From: Nikhar Agrawal (nikharagrawal2006_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-02-08 18:09:17

Hi everyone,
I'm Nikhar Agrawal, currently pursuing my B.Tech. in Computer Science and
Engineering from IIIT-H. I was a GSoC student last time for Boost C++ under
the mentorship of Christopher Kormanyos and advisory mentorship of John
Maddock and Paul Bristow for the Boost.Math Bernoulli numbers project.

It was a wonderful experience to have successfully managed to contribute to
Boost. And it was a great learning process. I would love to participate
this year as well.
I was going through the ideas page and saw 'Full Text Search' listed in
tiny letters near the bottom of the page.
As part of our coursework on Information Retrieval and Extraction in
college, we have built a project on searching for queries on a 42 gb
wikipedia xml dump. So, I got a little excited at seeing 'Full Text Search'
being listed.

I skimmed through the Boost mailing list archives but couldn't find any
information on this. Could someone kindly elaborate what exactly is
expected from this? And if there's any interest from anyone in mentoring
this project?


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