Subject: Re: [boost] Google Summer of Code with Boost
From: David Bellot (david.bellot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-01-20 17:31:37
I think this could definitively be a good proposal. I don't know personally
about that but from what you describe, it looks like a potential addition
to Boost and, for sure, a nice, GSoC project.
Can you write your proposal on
On Sat, Jan 20, 2018 at 5:13 PM, Damian Vicino via Boost <
> Hi David,
> I wonder if there would be any interest in a Computable Reals Library?
> I think it will be a great addition for scientific calculations.
> The general idea is representing a number by an algorithm with random
> access to its digits, passing around the number and lazy accessing its
> digits to answer predicates.
> A good reference would be the Computable Calculus book by Oliver Aberth,
> and a good use case would be on Discrete-Event Simulators.
> If there is interest, I can make a proposal for it.
> To scope it to something achievable in a GSOC, I would only propose to
> implement operators +, -, *, /, =, !=, <, and make proper documentation.
> The implementation should follow the algorithms proposed Aberth's book
> chapters 1 and 2.
> Book for ref:
> Best regards,
> Damian Vicino
> 2018-01-20 11:47 GMT-05:00 David Bellot via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]>:
> > âHi everyone,
> > still a few days before we submit our proposal to Google. Don't loose the
> > chance to become a mentor for Boost. It shines on your CV, it is a great
> > opportunity to work with brilliant students around the world, it makes
> > an official C++ world-wide expertâ.
> > So far, we have a nice but little list of proposals here:
> > https://github.com/boostorg/boost/wiki/Boost-Google-Summer-of-Code-2018
> > It would be good to have a bit more before I go and submit to Google.
> > will increase our chances to be selected again this year. For Boost it's
> > great funding worth several thousand of dollars every year. We just don't
> > want to miss it.
> > Best regards,
> > David
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