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From Gilles Sadowski <gillese...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Google Summer of Code 2019 Mentor Registration
Date Tue, 12 Mar 2019 11:20:52 GMT
Hi Bruno.

Le mar. 12 mars 2019 à 01:28, Bruno P. Kinoshita <kinow@apache.org> a écrit :
>
>  Sounds like an interesting idea Eric. I wonder if we would get some dogfooding through
projects like Apache OpenNLP (one that I know uses ML in Java).

Could you elaborate?
In principle, the idea is great of course (DRY), but in practice, I've witnessed
from up close (it happened right here) that people prefer duplication over
modularization ("dogfooding").

Best,
Gilles

>
> CheersBruno
>
>     On Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 1:24:24 pm NZDT, Eric Barnhill <ericbarnhill@gmail.com>
wrote:
>
>  On Sat, Mar 9, 2019 at 4:56 PM Gilles Sadowski <gilleseran@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi Eric.
> >
> > Le ven. 8 mars 2019 à 22:22, Eric Barnhill <ericbarnhill@gmail.com> a
> > écrit :
> > >
> > > I am definitely willing to mentor development of the stats libraries as I
> > > was last year. Now that I work more in data science I am happy to also
> > > mentor the ML library
> >
> > What are you referring to?
> >
>
> Commons-math had a machine learning library. Now that I look it over it is
> really a bit emaciated. Still, I think there is an opportunity here to get
> some components up to date that could be pretty widely used, rethinking the
> structure and grammar of the library to echo Python's highly successful
> scikit-learn and Keras libraries.
>
> There are a lot of young people who are interested in getting into data
> science, we might get a good candidate or two looking to distinguish
> themselves. Also Java is such an important language in data science and
> engineering, even if a lot of the ML model building to date is in R and
> Python, so it is a great language for someone entering ML to know.
>
>
> > You have to register as a mentor. :-)
> >
>
> Sent.
>
>
> >
> > Then, read and follow the guidelines:
> >  http://community.apache.org/guide-to-being-a-mentor.html
> >
> > What should be done ASAP is tag existing, or new issues,
> > with the appropriate label so that tasks will appear here:
> >    http://s.apache.org/gsoc2019ideas
>
>
> Will do tomorrow, hopefully is not too late.

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