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= Getting started =
 
= Getting started =
  
'''BRL-CAD IS PARTICIPATING as a mentoring organization in the 2012 Google Summer of Code!'''  
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'''BRL-CAD was accepted as a [http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/org/google/gsoc2012/brlcad mentoring organization] for the 2012 Google Summer of Code!'''
  
= Additional Information =
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Below is a summary of our '''''11''''' GSoC students accepted to work on projects for BRL-CAD.  For anyone interested in obtaining more information about a specific project, see the links to their personal profile, development logs, and project page. 
  
Students were encouraged to collaborate with the developers on formulating projects, selecting from a detailed list of project suggestions from our [[Google_Summer_of_Code/Project_Ideas|Project Ideas]] page.  Student applications for [[Google_Summer_of_Code|GSoC]] were accepted at http://socghop.appspot.com from March 26th until April 6th.
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= Accepted Projects =
  
= Accepted Proposals =
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== Voxelize Command==
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* Summary: Create a command that converts solid geometry into a volumetric representation format.
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* Student: [[User:Anuragmurty| Anurag Murty]]
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* Dev Log: http://brlcad.org/wiki/User:Anuragmurty#Development_Log
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* http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/project/google/gsoc2012/anuragmurty/22001
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== Visualizing Constructive Solid Geometry (CSG)==
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* Summary: Create an interactive GUI showing the structure of geometry, visualizing its directed acyclic graph.
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* Student: [[User:Cprecup| Cristina Precup]]
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* Dev Log: http://brlcad.org/wiki/User:Cprecup/GSoC2012_progress
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* http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/project/google/gsoc2012/cp/42002
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== Code Refactoring for Reduced Maintenance Cost ==
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* Summary: Reduce, reuse, recycle.  Leaner and meaner code.
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* Student: [[User:Ksuzee| Ksenija Slivko]]
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* Dev Log: http://brlcad.org/wiki/User:Ksuzee/Reports
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* http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/project/google/gsoc2012/ksuzee/17001
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== Trimmed NURBS Tesselation==
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* Summary: Convert NURBS surface geometry into polygonal meshes for fast visualization.
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* Student: [[User:Plussai| Laijiren]]
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* Dev Log: http://brlcad.org/wiki/User:Plussai/GSoC_2012_log
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* http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/project/google/gsoc2012/plussai/17001
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== Benchmark Performance Database==
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* Summary: Create a website around the BRL-CAD Benchmark Suite
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* Student: [[User:Stattrav| Suryajith Chillara]]
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* Dev Log: http://brlcad.org/wiki/User:Stattrav/GSoC2012_log
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* http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/project/google/gsoc2012/suryajith/34002
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== Implicit to NURBS Conversion==
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* Summary: Helping BRL-CAD become more of a hybrid modeling system with better visualization.
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* Student: [[User:Phoenix| Wu Jianbang]]
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* Dev Log: http://brlcad.org/wiki/User:Phoenix/GSoc2012/Reports
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* http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/project/google/gsoc2012/phoenixyjll/22001
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== Package Library Extensions==
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* Summary: Improving BRL-CAD's networking library, one of the oldest and most robust around.
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* Student: [[User:Popescu.andrei1991| Andrei Popescu]]
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* Dev Log: http://brlcad.org/wiki/User:Popescu.andrei1991#GsoC_2012_progress
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* http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/project/google/gsoc2012/popescuandrei/32001
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== Volume and Centroid Functions for Primitives==
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* Summary: Directly and exactly calculate basic mathematical properties for our 3D primitives.
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* Student: [[User:Crdueck| Chris Dueck]]
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* Dev Log: http://brlcad.org/wiki/User:Crdueck/log
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* http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/project/google/gsoc2012/crdueck/18001
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== Non-Vacuum Gravity Simulator ==
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* Summary: Enhancing current simulation system to improve accuracy and expand capabilities.
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* Student: [[User:Al_Da_Best| Alex Taylor]]
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* Dev Log: http://brlcad.org/wiki/User:Al_Da_Best/devlog
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* http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/project/google/gsoc2012/al_da_best/28001
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== Cross-platform 3D Display Manager ==
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* Summary: Developing a cross platform 3D Display Manager for BRL-CAD
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* Student: [[User:Mesut| Mesut Oezdogan]]
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* Dev Log: http://brlcad.org/wiki/User:Mesut/Reports
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* http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/project/google/gsoc2012/kane/39001
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== Consolidate image processing ==
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* Summary: Convert all existing image conversion tools to a new programming library.
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* Student: [[User:Anoop| Anoop Malav]]
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* Dev Log: http://brlcad.org/wiki/User:Anoop/Logs
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* http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/project/google/gsoc2012/crazyphoton/18002
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= Additional Information =
  
** [[User:Anuragmurty| Anurag Murty - Voxelize Command]]
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Students discussed and collaborated with BRL-CAD developers on formulating projects with most selecting from a detailed list of project suggestions from our [[Google_Summer_of_Code/Project_Ideas|Project Ideas]] page.  Student applications for [[Google_Summer_of_Code|GSoC]] were accepted at http://socghop.appspot.com from March 26th until April 6th.
** [[User:Cprecup| Cristina Precup - Visualizing Constructive Solid Geometry]]
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** [[User:Ksuzee| Ksenija Slivko - Code Reduction]]
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** [[User:Plussai| Laijiren - Trimmed NURBS Tesselation]]
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** [[User:Stattrav| Suryajith Chillara - Benchmark Performance Database]]
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[[Category: Summer of Code]]
 
[[Category: Summer of Code]]

Latest revision as of 09:15, 23 May 2012


Getting started[edit]

BRL-CAD was accepted as a mentoring organization for the 2012 Google Summer of Code!

Below is a summary of our 11 GSoC students accepted to work on projects for BRL-CAD. For anyone interested in obtaining more information about a specific project, see the links to their personal profile, development logs, and project page.

Accepted Projects[edit]

Voxelize Command[edit]

Visualizing Constructive Solid Geometry (CSG)[edit]

Code Refactoring for Reduced Maintenance Cost[edit]

Trimmed NURBS Tesselation[edit]

Benchmark Performance Database[edit]

Implicit to NURBS Conversion[edit]

Package Library Extensions[edit]

Volume and Centroid Functions for Primitives[edit]

Non-Vacuum Gravity Simulator[edit]

Cross-platform 3D Display Manager[edit]

Consolidate image processing[edit]

Additional Information[edit]

Students discussed and collaborated with BRL-CAD developers on formulating projects with most selecting from a detailed list of project suggestions from our Project Ideas page. Student applications for GSoC were accepted at http://socghop.appspot.com from March 26th until April 6th.