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From Renato MarroquĂ­n Mogrovejo <>
Subject Re: Karma for Giraph wiki
Date Mon, 22 Apr 2013 14:03:18 GMT
Hi all,

My name is Renato Marroquin and I am interesting in developing the
integration between Giraph's PageRank with Apache Nutch. I have put
some initial thoughts in[1] and I would really like to hear some
opinions on it or related to the GSoC projects.

Renato M.


2013/4/17 Lewis John Mcgibbney <>:
> Hi Claudio & Others,
> The idea here is that the interested Students from those who explicitly
> expressed interest on the GIRAPH-584 ticket e.g. Renato, Emre & Catalin
> respectively, will each contribute their own individual proposal to wiki
> page.
> The content each prospetcive participant should provide should include
> evidence of research they have carried out regarding Nutch LinkRank and
> Giraph PageRank algorthithms, the code bases, scope of problem, possible
> difficulties they envisage the project may run in to, milestones which
> should be addressed within the project, etc.
> Justification behind me gathering this type of content upfront is three fold
> 1. It enables the Giraph PMC to see that the prospective students are
> serious about taking on the GSoC project
> 2. It enables creation of a base line for each students aim and objectives
> within the project scope.
> 3. It enables GSoC admins to make better decisions on who gets in and who
> doesn't based on the quality of the student application and the engagement
> from the community to the idea and proposal.
> I am trying to drive on with this (and would also encourage the prospective
> students to do the same) as I would like to make it clear that  competition
> for GSoC is high. Places are limited for mentors as well as students. Slot
> allocations (AFAIK) are based purely on quality of application.
> I hope this clarifies a bit, if there are any general questions regarding
> this, then please voice them here. Otherwise I'll look forward to seeing
> some good proposals put forward to the Giraph wiki in due course :0)
> Thank you very much.
> Lewis
> On Wednesday, April 17, 2013, Claudio Martella <>
> wrote:
>> Hi Lewis, thanks for this.
>> One question: what do you mean by "adding your project proposal"? Is there
>> a possibility to add other project?
>> I'm not sure I get it.
>> On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 11:41 PM, Lewis John Mcgibbney <
>>> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I've opened a wiki page within Apache Giraph to enable students to begin
>>> developing their proposals.
>>> In order to add your project proposal you will first need to sign up to
>>> the
>>> Giraph wiki.
>>> If you have any problems adding your proposal then please get in touch
>>> with
>>> us.
>>> Thank you
>>> Lewis
>>> *
>>> Lewis*
>> --
>>    Claudio Martella
> --
> Lewis

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