[SciPy-dev] Porting (some of?) Netlab to SciPy (Google Soc)

Jonathan Taylor jonathan.taylor at utoronto.ca
Thu Apr 27 11:28:51 CDT 2006

Sounds cool.  You may want to ping the numpy list as it has more
traffic than this list.


On 4/27/06, Fred Mailhot <fred.mailhot at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> The Python Software Foundation's page of potential projects for this
> year's Google Summer of Code contains the following entry:
> "Conduct a review of one chunk of functionality in scipy similar to
> the one currently in progress about the statistics package [...]
> Recently discussed requests have been [...], and porting the Netlab
> neural network code to scipy."
> I am highly interested in carrying out the Netlab project in the
> context of Google's Summer of Code (fulltime from June-August) and
> would like to know whether this is something that is sufficiently of
> interest to SciPy's developers and if so whether there is someone
> available and willing to serve as mentor (I envision weekly online
> meetings plus emergency contact as needed).
> A bit about myself:
> I am a graduate student in Cognitive Science with about 2 years of
> experience with Python in particular and about 6 years total of
> programming experience. I have implemented several neural network
> models (feedforward, recurrent, Hopfield) as well as many other
> machine learning algorithms so I am quite comfortable with the
> requisite concepts.
> If someone is interested in pursuing this please contact me as soon as
> possible so that we can work on putting a great proposal together. I
> am happy to pass along my CV or answer any other questions
> Regards,
> Fred Mailhot
> --
> Institute of Cognitive Science
> Carleton University
> Ottawa, ON, Canada
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