Google Summer of Code/Application 2008
Answers to the descriptive questions should probably be 2--3 paragraphs at most, according to advice from #gsoc.
Fill out the application form here.
- Describe your organization.
Two organizations team up for GSoC. One is the Transducens research group [] of the Universitat d'Alacant [] (Alacant, Spain); the other one is Prompsit Language Engineering []. These two organizations are currently responsible for most of the development taking place in the Apertium open-source machine translation platform [].
- Why is your organization applying to participate in GSoC 2008? What do you hope to gain by participating?
- Did your organization participate in past GSoCs? If so, please summarize your involvement and the successes and challenges of your participation.
- If your organization has not previously participated in GSoC, have you applied in the past? If so, for what year(s)?
- Who will your organization administrator be? Please include Google Account information.
- Mikel L. Forcada (Grup Transducens, Universitat d'Alacant)
- What license(s) does your project use?
- GNU GPL for code, GNU FDL for some documentation.
- What is the URL for your ideas page?
- What is the main development mailing list or forum for your organization?
- What is the main IRC channel for your organization?
- #apertium on irc.freenode.net
- Does your organization have an application template you would like to see students use? If so, please provide it now.
- Who will be your backup organization administrator? Please include Google Account information.
- Gema Ramírez Sánchez (Prompsit Language Engineering S.L.)
- Who will your mentors be? Please include Google Account information.
- Francis Tyers <francis.tyers at gmail.com>
- Mikel L. Forcada
- Jimmy O'Regan <joregan at gmail.com>
- Felipe Sánchez Martínez
- Sergio Ortiz Rojas
- Wynand Winterbach
- What criteria did you use to select these individuals as mentors? Please be as specific as possible.
- What is your plan for dealing with disappearing students?
- What is your plan for dealing with disappearing mentors?
- What steps will you take to encourage students to interact with your project's community before, during and after the program?
- What will you do to ensure that your accepted students stick with the project after GSoC concludes?