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From Dulaj Viduranga <vidura...@icloud.com>
Subject Re: About FLINK-1537 Machine learning with Apache Flink
Date Wed, 04 Mar 2015 09:21:14 GMT
Great. Thanks.

On Mar 04, 2015, at 02:48 PM, Stephan Ewen <sewen@apache.org> wrote:

> @Till is working on bootstrapping a machine learning Library, he can
> probably give you some points...
> Am 04.03.2015 04:34 schrieb "Dulaj Viduranga" <vidura.me@icloud.com>:
>
>> Great. So can you assign me someone to brainstorm the project idea and
>> make a proposal that would benefit flink the most?
>> On Mar 04, 2015, at 02:08 AM, Stephan Ewen <sewen@apache.org> wrote:
>> Hey Dulaj!
>> I think that the issue is only marked as "low priority", because it is not
>> on the immediate roadmap for any committer and we are looking for outside
>> contributors.
>> If that is actually what you are interested in, I think you can pick this
>> topic!
>> Stephan
>> On Tue, Mar 3, 2015 at 4:55 PM, Dulaj Viduranga <vidura.me@icloud.com>
>> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I would really like to know what are your high priority GSoC projects and
>> that is it possible for me to have one to contribute this summer.
>> I’ve played around and went through the flink system sources and I’m
>> really interested in contributing to this project.
>> I was interested in working on [FLINK-1537] Machine learning with Apache
>> Flink project for GSoC, becase I have a past neural networks knowledge. But
>> I see it is a Minor priority one. I'm wondering if you could help me to
>> select a good high priority project.
>> Thank you.
>> > On Feb 20, 2015, at 10:33 PM, Till Rohrmann <trohrmann@apache.org>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> > Good to hear.
>> >
>> > Cheers,
>> >
>> > Till
>> >
>> > On Fri, Feb 20, 2015 at 5:31 PM, Dulaj Viduranga <vidura.me@icloud.com
>>  
>> <mailto:vidura.me@icloud.com>> wrote:
>> > Great. I have already started to go through documentation. I’ll follow
>> your directions and contact you when I’m up and ready. :)
>> >
>> > Best regards.
>> > Dulaj
>> >
>> >
>> >> On Feb 19, 2015, at 10:49 PM, Till Rohrmann <trohrmann@apache.org
>>  
>> <mailto:trohrmann@apache.org>> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Hi Dulaj,
>> >>
>> >> first of all, sorry for my late reply.
>> >>
>> >> Yes, we're definitely making the "Machine learning with Apache Flink" a
>> GSoC project and it's great to hear that you are interested in this topic.
>> At the moment, I'm about to set Flink's machine learning library up with
>> some basic algorithms. There is still some work to do in order to figure
>> out in which direction it should finally head. But we are confident that we
>> can provide a highly usable and still performant tool for many data
>> scientists.
>> >>
>> >> Implementing algorithms with Apache Flink is a little bit different
>> from regular programming, because the programming model is a little bit
>> more restrictive. Therefore, I'd recommend to familiarize yourself a little
>> bit with the system by by reading the documentation [1], going through the
>> example jobs contained in the repo [2] and maybe even try to implement one
>> job yourself. That is the best way to understand Flink.
>> >>
>> >> The next step would be try to tackle down one of the starter issues in
>> order to get to know how the community works and to become visible for the
>> community. You can find the starter issues here [3].
>> >>
>> >> Afterwards we can brainstorm a little bit what you could do in the
>> context of the GSoC project so that we can make a proposal.
>> >>
>> >> It would be great, but not strictly required, to have some knowledge of
>> Scala, because some of the machine learning library will probably be
>> implemented in Scala.
>> >>
>> >> Cheers,
>> >>
>> >> Till
>> >>
>> >> [1] http://flink.apache.org/docs/0.8/index.html <
>> http://flink.apache.org/docs/0.8/index.html>
>> >> [2] https://github.com/apache/flink/tree/master/flink-examples <
>> https://github.com/apache/flink/tree/master/flink-examples>
>> >> [3]
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FLINK-1582?jql=project%20%3D%20FLINK%20AND%20labels%20%3D%20Starter
>>  
>> <
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FLINK-1582?jql=project%20%3D%20FLINK%20AND%20labels%20%3D%20Starter
>>  
>> >
>> >>
>> >> On Tue, Feb 17, 2015 at 5:00 PM, Dulaj Viduranga <vidura.me@icloud.com
>>  
>> <mailto:vidura.me@icloud.com>> wrote:
>> >> Hi,
>> >> I'm Dulaj Viduranga and I’m a 3rd year Computer Science and
>> Engineering student at University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.
>> >> I’m really interested about "Machine learning with Apache
>> Flink” Project and wondering if you are planing to make this a GSoC
>> project. I have a 5 years Java experience and great knowledge and interest
>> about machine learning. I haven’t used Flink or it’s machine learning
>> library but I have a good experience with pylearn2 python neural network
>> library and also I have made a neural network with java se from the scratch
>> in my 2nd year.
>> >> If you think I’m up for it, please let me know.
>> >> Thank you.
>> >> Dulaj Viduranga.
>> >>
>> >
>> >
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