[Xapian-devel] My introduction

Parth Gupta pargup8 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 26 11:40:05 GMT 2014

Hi Jia Xu,

I am sure, the Kaggle competition should have given you the familiarity
with the Learning to Rank set up. The current code of the Letor code can be
accessed through, http://trac.xapian.org/wiki/GSoC2012/LTR

Just build it locally, it should not give you any building errors and try
to play with it. The main ideas for the Letor project are listed at :


On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 6:50 AM, Jia Xu <dolremi at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,all
>   I am Jia Xu, a graduate student in computer science MS program from UC
> Santa Cruz, US. I am very interested in the learning to rank Project in
> Xapian GSoC 2014 project idea lists. As a C++ programmer, I am very glad to
> see a C++ library for Ranking, since there are so many packages implemented
> in R, Python, Java, etc. I have participated in some Kaggle competition
> related to learning to rank problem, and did some research in this area.
>   For programming languages, I used C++ mainly and some R and Python for
> data analysis and machine learning tasks.
>   I am willing to contribute to this project, and have some fun:)
> --
> Jia Xu
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