[Xapian-devel] Contributing to Xapian

Manu Gupta gmanu at umich.edu
Mon Dec 1 03:49:40 GMT 2014


I have one more question,
What is the best time to hang around at IRC for LTR?

Best Regards
Manu Gupta

On Sun, Nov 30, 2014 at 2:09 PM, Manu Gupta <gmanu at umich.edu> wrote:

> Hi Olly
> I will try to work on :
> http://trac.xapian.org/wiki/GSoCProjectIdeas#Project:LearningtoRank
> I will be taking a Machine Learning class the next semester and I hope
> that this project will help me supplement my learning in Machine Learning
> and also gain a bit of knowledge in IR.
> If you can give me ideas on how to get around with the code for LTR
> project, it will be awesome. I can look at it and get back to you.
> Thanks again!!!
> Best Regards
> Manu Gupta
> On Sun, Nov 9, 2014 at 11:24 PM, Olly Betts <olly at survex.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 24, 2014 at 02:26:11PM -0400, Manu Gupta wrote:
>> > I am Manu and recently came across the Xapian project. I will like to
>> > contribute to Xapian that gets me introduced to Information Retrieval.
>> > I have a basic knowledge of C++. Can you suggest me and help me choose
>> > a task that can be good for beginners.
>> The best first step is to check check out the Xapian code from git and
>> get it to build.
>> Once you've done that, I would suggest taking a look at our list of
>> "bite-size" projects:
>> http://trac.xapian.org/wiki/ProjectIdeas
>> If you don't find anything there of interest, give us clearer idea of
>> what some of thing you'd like to work on and maybe we can suggest
>> something.
>> Cheers,
>>     Olly
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