Subject: Re: [boost] Google Summer of Code with Boost
From: David Bellot (david.bellot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-01-28 11:59:02
sorry for the late reply. If you didn't move it yet, do it now.
Google will start looking at our list on Monday night/Tuesday.
The application is done already, but the project's list is still open.
On Tue, Jan 23, 2018 at 1:58 PM, Damian Vicino via Boost <
> Hi David,
> I got a student (Laouen Belloli) interested in the Reals project. I talked
> with him yesterday and I already know his coding level, he was contributing
> to another c++ open source project I contribute (Cadmium simulator) .
> Should I move the project to prearranged section before you sent the final
> proposal for organizations today?
> Best regards,
> 2018-01-21 19:08 GMT-05:00 Damian Vicino <damian_at_[hidden]>:
> > Done, added my new proposal: https://github.com/boostorg/
> > Google-Summer-of-Code-2018#4-boostreal
> > 2018-01-20 12:13 GMT-05:00 Damian Vicino <damian_at_[hidden]>:
> >> 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:
> >> - https://www.elsevier.com/books/computable-calculus/aberth/
> >> 978-0-08-050247-2
> >> - https://books.google.ca/books?id=sDp0enu9iEUC&pg=PR4&lpg=PR4
> >> &dq=computable+calculus+library&source=bl&ots=I7MBVJZhEw&
> >> sig=b3ajmVjm74AATu4XhOEoXRCSbWw&hl=en&sa=X&ved=
> >> 0ahUKEwix1Mqfg-fYAhWi7YMKHcbzB2QQ6AEIVTAH#v=onepage&q&f=false
> >> Best regards,
> >> Damian Vicino
> >> 2018-01-20 11:47 GMT-05:00 David Bellot via Boost <
> >> :
> >>> âHi everyone,
> >>> still a few days before we submit our proposal to Google. Don't loose
> >>> chance to become a mentor for Boost. It shines on your CV, it is a
> >>> opportunity to work with brilliant students around the world, it makes
> >>> you
> >>> 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-
> >>> It would be good to have a bit more before I go and submit to Google.
> >>> This
> >>> will increase our chances to be selected again this year. For Boost
> >>> a
> >>> great funding worth several thousand of dollars every year. We just
> >>> want to miss it.
> >>> Best regards,
> >>> David
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