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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [math] Multivariate Gaussian Mixture Model
Date Thu, 12 Jul 2012 06:47:30 GMT
MLOSS might be a good forum.

http://mloss.org/software/

On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 9:32 PM, Phil Steitz <phil.steitz@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 7/11/12 3:22 PM, Becksfort, Jared wrote:
> > Luc,
> >
> > Yes, that should work for my company's needs.  Thank you for clearing
> that up for me.  I will plan to submit in the next few weeks.
> >
> > This should be my last legal question for awhile, but I also wanted to
> ask about submitting a note to a statistical journal.  The method I have
> implemented is not new, of course, but it might be worth drawing some
> attention to it, which would also draw attention to Apache Commons Math.
>  Is there any restriction against doing so?  I need to house the software
> for download somewhere if I mention it in a journal paper or note, so it
> might as well be where I plan to submit it anyway.
>
> That is an interesting question.  Mentioning the code and project is
> obviously no problem and most welcome.  What is "interesting" is
> that unless what you point to is a release (which won't happen for a
> while), whatever you point to is subject to change.  I guess you
> could refer to a specific revision number of a file to get around
> this; or just make it clear in the reference that the code it refers
> to is under active development.
>
> Thanks in advance for your contribution!
>
> Phil
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Jared
> > ________________________________________
> > From: Luc Maisonobe [Luc.Maisonobe@free.fr]
> > Sent: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 12:11 PM
> > To: Commons Developers List
> > Subject: Re: [math] Multivariate Gaussian Mixture Model
> >
> > On 11/07/2012 18:34, Becksfort, Jared wrote:
> >> Hello,
> > Hi Jared,
> >
> >> I have created 3 JIRA tickets for the code I plan to submit:
> >> Math-815, 816, and 817.
> > Thanks,
> >
> >> My employer has given me permission to contribute the code. I am not
> >> an expert in the Apache license. I read
> >> http://www.apache.org/licenses/icla.txt. It seems that our company is
> >> still allowed to retain copyright, and we give the ASF non-exclusive
> >> copyright as well. Is this correct?
> > Yes, there are no copyright transfer, the Apache Foundation only get a
> > licence from you.
> >
> > Also note that for existing code, we rather need a Software Grant, not
> > an ICLA. An ICLA is needed tp cover work to be done later on by one
> > regular contributor. A software grant is for existing work already done
> > outside from Apache and imported.
> >
> >> My company is also generally
> >> requires that I place our name somewhere near the top of the
> >> comments. Does this work for you?
> > The top header must be the Apache header, and we forbid use of the
> > @author statement (authors change as the file is modified through bug
> > fixes).
> >
> > Authors are acknowledged in the NOTICE file that is distributed with
> > both source and binary versions, and which must also be reproduced by
> > anyone who redistribute our code. In fact, your company will get better
> > visibility through this file than through comments on the source files.
> >
> > Does this fits your company requirements ?
> >
> > best regards,
> > Luc
> >
> >> Thanks, Jared
> >>
> >> -----Original Message----- From: Becksfort, Jared
> >> [mailto:Jared.Becksfort@STJUDE.ORG] Sent: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 9:59
> >> AM To: Commons Developers List Subject: RE: [math]
> >>
> >> Mikkel,
> >>
> >> Thank you for the quick reply.  I will create some unit tests and
> >> review the submission procedures.  Hopefully I will submit it in the
> >> next week or two.
> >>
> >> Jared
> >>
> >> -----Original Message----- From: Mikkel Meyer Andersen
> >> [mailto:mikl@mikl.dk] Sent: Monday, July 09, 2012 4:34 PM To: Commons
> >> Developers List Subject: Re: [math]
> >>
> >> Dear Jared,
> >>
> >> Yes, that would be very nice to have such an addition! Remember to
> >> also include unit tests (refer to the current ones for examples). The
> >> best would be to split a submission up into multiple minor ones, each
> >> covering a natural submission (e.g. multivariate Normal distribution
> >> in one submission), and create an issue as described at
> >> http://commons.apache.org/math/issue-tracking.html .
> >>
> >> If you run into any problems, please do not hesitate to ask on this
> >> mailing list.
> >>
> >> Cheers, Mikkel.
> >>
> >> 2012/7/9 Becksfort, Jared <Jared.Becksfort@stjude.org>:
> >>> Hello,
> >>>
> >>> I have implemented some classes for multivariate Normal
> >>> distributions, multivariate normal mixture models, and an
> >>> expectation maximization fitting class for the mixture model.  I
> >>> would like to submit it to Apache Commons Math.  I still have some
> >>> touching up to do so that they fit the style guidelines and
> >>> implement the correct interfaces.  Before I do so, I thought I
> >>> would at least ask if the developers of the project are interested
> >>> in me submitting them.
> >>>
> >>> Thanks, Jared Becksfort Bioinformatics Applications Developer St.
> >>> Jude Children's Research Hospital
> >>>
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