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From Aditya <>
Subject Re: Apache Mahout's participation in GSoC
Date Sun, 02 Apr 2017 09:10:10 GMT
Hello again,

Hope some of you had the time to read the previous mail. It would  be
really great if one of you could answer the questions.


On Fri, Mar 31, 2017 at 9:41 PM, Aditya <> wrote:

> Hello everyone!
> I have a few questions regarding ASF's participation in GSoC this year.
> I have approached the Mahout community to contribute to Mahout's
> development in the summer (as part of GSoC) in the form of an algorithm.
> Trevor Grant, a committer of Apache Mahout has agreed to mentor me and has
> filled in the paperwork for mentorship.
> My question is that how many slots does ASF expect to have in GSoC this
> year. Among those slots, how many would be for Apache Mahout. I'm asking
> this specifically because the ideas page (Apache's Jira Issues page) does
> not have any issues related to Mahout.
> I was interested in Mahout because of it being a distributed algorithms
> framework and hence proposed an idea to contribute an algorithm as part of
> GSoC 2017.
> (I'm still discussing and reworking my proposal with Trevor's guidance)
> Awaiting your replies.
> PS: I haven't been able to contribute to Mahout in terms of a bug fix /
> patch because most beginner level issues were already fixed as part of the
> 0.13 release and I don't want to lose out on the opportunity because of
> lack of contribution. Although, Trevor gave me some reading material (a set
> of docs that he is still working on) to get a grip of the Mahout ecosystem.
> Regards,
> Aditya

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