[Xapian-devel] Help with xapian

karthik iyer karthikiyer2000 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 30 11:39:56 GMT 2014


Can someone tell me what was Gaurav Arora's exact contribution in the
Clustering Search Results part during GSoC 2014? I guess that will be
more helpful in understanding his code.


On Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 4:06 AM, Olly Betts <olly at survex.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 15, 2014 at 06:56:39PM +0530, karthik iyer wrote:
>> Could some one tell me some specific expectations from Letor for GSOC
>> 2015?
> To quote the project ideas list:
> | The focus for 2015 should be to consolidate the work done so far and
> | get it to a state where we can include it in a stable release. The big
> | task here is adding automated test cases for the LTR code such that it
> | has similarly good test coverage to xapian-core, and fixing the
> | problems which doing so will undoubtedly uncover.
> http://trac.xapian.org/wiki/GSoCProjectIdeas#Project:LearningtoRank
> While I wouldn't entirely rule out accepting a proposal which also added
> support for something new (e.g. another learning algorithm), that would
> really need to be a secondary phase, to be done once the module has been
> brought to a releasable state, if time allows.
>> I am currently trying out some learning algorithm
>> implementations but need some help with it. Can Parth, James and
>> others related to LETOR please tell me the IRC availability for the
>> next few days.
> I don't think many of us have fixed "IRC hours".  The best thing to do
> is ask a question in the channel, and wait for a response.
> Cheers,
>     Olly

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