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From Steven Jacobs <sjaco...@ucr.edu>
Subject Re: GSoC 2017 -- Support the standard GIS objects
Date Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:25:17 GMT
Hi Riyafa,
I put some comments for revision on your proposal.
Thanks!
Steven

On Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 10:42 AM, Ahmed Eldawy <eldawy@cs.ucr.edu> wrote:

> Hi Riyafa,
>
> I suggest that you start by familiarizing yourself with Java Topology
> Suite (JTS) [https://github.com/locationtech/jts] and ESRI Geometry API [
> https://github.com/Esri/geometry-api-java]. JTS has been around for a
> longer time so I guess it's more stable. ESRI API has been launched
> recently but it supports both Well-Known formats and GeoJSON which can be a
> big advantage for us. You can start by investigating both of them so we can
> decide which one to use.
> For the record: JTS is distributed under Eclipse Distribution License and
> ESRI API is distributed under Apache 2.0 License.
>
> Thanks
> Ahmed
>
>
> On Sat, Mar 25, 2017 at 9:22 AM, Riyafa Abdul Hameed <riyafa@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I have created a proposal for this project and have shared the proposal
>> with the apache community in the GSoC site. Also find the link below:
>> https://docs.google.com/document/d/12v-7FUNcPF6pkQZ-hkXfEirG
>> 2oodr_bgFHkygDuptrE/edit?usp=sharing
>>
>> Please kindly provide your feedback on this proposal and any suggestions
>> on how I could improve this.
>>
>> Thank you very much.
>>
>> Yours sincerely,
>> Riyafa
>>
>> On 11 February 2017 at 11:32, Riyafa Abdul Hameed <
>> riyafa.12@cse.mrt.ac.lk> wrote:
>>
>>> Dear Ahmed and others,
>>>
>>> I am keen to work with you on this project. I would like to get started
>>> by familiarizing with the project by working on any relevant beginner
>>> issues and through understanding GeoJSON format better. Any suggestions
>>> would be highly appreciated.
>>>
>>> Thank you.
>>>
>>> Yours sincerely,
>>> Riyafa
>>>
>>> On 11 February 2017 at 01:00, Steven Jacobs <sjaco002@ucr.edu> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Here is the overall timeline:
>>>> https://developers.google.com/open-source/gsoc/timeline
>>>> On February 27th the approved organizations will be announced (apache
>>>> has
>>>> always been approved in the past).
>>>> After that we will begin the process of becoming mentors for apache. You
>>>> can start by joining the mailing list (mentors@community.apache.org )
>>>>
>>>> Steven
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 11:24 AM, Ahmed Eldawy <eldawy@cs.ucr.edu>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> > Hi Riyafa,
>>>> >
>>>> > I think it's a very good idea. I did a similar project before with
>>>> > SpatialHadoop [http://spatialhadoop.cs.umn.edu/] and Pigeon [
>>>> > https://github.com/aseldawy/pigeon]. I will be happy to mentor your
>>>> this
>>>> > summer.
>>>> > @Everyone: I haven't been a mentor in GSoC before so I'll appreciate
>>>> if
>>>> > someone can be there to help with the logistics and process.
>>>> >
>>>> > Thanks
>>>> > Ahmed
>>>> >
>>>> > On Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 10:48 AM, Steven Jacobs <sjaco002@ucr.edu>
>>>> wrote:
>>>> >
>>>> > > Hi Riyafa,
>>>> > > Good to hear from you again! I'm not an expert on this area or
>>>> issue, so
>>>> > > I'm cc'ing those in the JIRA discussion.
>>>> > > We should find a good mentor match for this project. Jianfeng,
are
>>>> > > interested in becoming a Google Summer of Code Mentor this year?
>>>> > > Steven
>>>> > >
>>>> > > On Thu, Feb 9, 2017 at 7:23 AM, Riyafa Abdul Hameed <
>>>> > > riyafa.12@cse.mrt.ac.lk
>>>> > > > wrote:
>>>> > >
>>>> > > > Hi,
>>>> > > > I am a final year Computer Science and Engineering undergraduate
>>>> at
>>>> > > > University of Moratuwa.​ I am familiar with JSON and I have
>>>> contributed
>>>> > > to
>>>> > > > Apache VXQuery during last year's GSoC where I was involved
with
>>>> the
>>>> > > issue
>>>> > > > VXQUERY-178 <https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/VXQUERY-178>
>>>> to
>>>> > > support
>>>> > > > JSONiq for VXQuery.
>>>> > > > ​ I would like to work with Apache AsterixDB for this year's
GSoC
>>>> on
>>>> > the
>>>> > > > issue "Support the standard GIS objects".
>>>> > > > I have currently set up AsterixDB as in [1] and am attempting
to
>>>> > > > familiarize with the code base and am looking into GeoJSON
format.
>>>> > Please
>>>> > > > kindly help me get started with the task and to prepare a
good
>>>> proposal
>>>> > > by
>>>> > > > directing me to beginner issues that I can try fixing or things
I
>>>> > should
>>>> > > be
>>>> > > > learning to understand the project better.
>>>> > > >
>>>> > > > Thank you.
>>>> > > > Riyafa
>>>> > > >
>>>> > > > [1] https://asterixdb.apache.org/dev-setup.html
>>>> > > > --
>>>> > > > Riyafa Abdul Hameed
>>>> > > > Undergraduate, University of Moratuwa
>>>> > > >
>>>> > > > Email: riyafa.12@cse.mrt.ac.lk
>>>> > > > Website: https://riyafa.wordpress.com/ <
>>>> http://riyafa.wordpress.com/>
>>>> > > > <http://facebook.com/riyafa.ahf>  <http://lk.linkedin.com/in/riy
>>>> afa>
>>>> > > > <http://twitter.com/Riyafa1>
>>>> > > >
>>>> > >
>>>> >
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Riyafa Abdul Hameed
>>> Undergraduate, University of Moratuwa
>>>
>>> Email: riyafa.12@cse.mrt.ac.lk
>>> Website: https://riyafa.wordpress.com/ <http://riyafa.wordpress.com/>
>>> <http://facebook.com/riyafa.ahf>  <http://lk.linkedin.com/in/riyafa>
>>> <http://twitter.com/Riyafa1>
>>>
>>
>>
>

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