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Subject: Re: [boost] [gsoc18] Interested in adding statistics and machine learning functions to Boost.uBLAS and Seeking for mentors
From: David Bellot (david.bellot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-01-28 13:33:36


apart from organizing Gsoc for Boost C++, I'm also mentor for uBLAS and I
proposed the topic on statistical functions.
Ideally, I expect 2 things are the very beginning from potential students:
(1) to do the competency test and return it when it looks perfect (it's not
a speed game but rather a quality game),
(2) to start working on a real fully-featured proposal, with description of
the work, plannig, ressources, etc...

You can send it to me directly because, as I said, I'm mentoring for uBlas


On Sun, Jan 28, 2018 at 4:15 AM, Kanch via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]>

> Dear community:
> My name is Long Zhang,currently in my third year of college. As subject
> suggests, I'm interested in adding statistics and machine learning
> functions to Boost.uBLAS library.
> I've basic knowledge of statistics (which I have been thought in
> school) and Machine Learning, I learned Machine Learning by Andrew Ng on
> Coursera, and I have tried to implement algorithms like PCA,LDA,K-means in
> Python, therefore, I think it won't be a problem if I have to implements it
> in C++. BTW, I have use C++ since my Senior High. Except components
> mentioned in wiki, I think I can also implement algorithms like
> KNN,Logistic Regression, even SVM during the summer. I also understand the
> efficiency of these algorithms is what matters, I will try hard to
> implement it as fast as it can.
> I know I have do some kind of programming competency test. When should I
> start? I mean I haven't find a mentor, don't know who should I contact if I
> finish the test. Can someone mentoring me? We can then talk about the test
> and code I used written in C++(open source code in C++) to check if I'm
> qualified to this project.
> Thank you.
> Best,
> Long
> --
> Best regards,
> *Long Zhang (Kanch) <> *ï¼  Chengdu University of
> Information
> Technology
> 2015 Computer Science Major
> Mail:kanchisme_at_[hidden]
> No.24 Block 1, Xuefu Road, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
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