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IRC nick: '''jacopo''' ('''Jacopo''' on the wiki) | IRC nick: '''jacopo''' ('''Jacopo''' on the wiki) | ||

; Which time zone do you live in? Will that change over GSoC duration? | ; Which time zone do you live in? Will that change over GSoC duration? | ||

− | Time zone: UTC+ | + | Time zone: UTC+2. It won't change during SoCiS. |

; Please state the timeframe (in UTC+0) when you feel most comfortable working during GSoC. Where are your time buffers? | ; Please state the timeframe (in UTC+0) when you feel most comfortable working during GSoC. Where are your time buffers? | ||

I usually prefer programming in the morning, but this is not a strict preference. | I usually prefer programming in the morning, but this is not a strict preference. | ||

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My biggest project so far was my Master thesis. I worked on the coding of a C++ library similar to GeoPDEs and then with GeoPDEs itself to solve electromechanical problems. I am continuing this work for my PhD. | My biggest project so far was my Master thesis. I worked on the coding of a C++ library similar to GeoPDEs and then with GeoPDEs itself to solve electromechanical problems. I am continuing this work for my PhD. | ||

; Please state the commits and patches you already contributed to Octave. | ; Please state the commits and patches you already contributed to Octave. | ||

− | + | kntremove function in the NURBS toolbox | |

== F: Feeling fine == | == F: Feeling fine == | ||

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I heard at the same time about Octave and Matlab around 2007 when I started university. However until a couple of years ago I just used Matlab since it was the common choice at Politecnico di Milano. | I heard at the same time about Octave and Matlab around 2007 when I started university. However until a couple of years ago I just used Matlab since it was the common choice at Politecnico di Milano. | ||

; What was the first question concerning Octave you could not find an answer to rather quickly? | ; What was the first question concerning Octave you could not find an answer to rather quickly? | ||

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== P: Prerequisites == | == P: Prerequisites == | ||

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; Did you select a task from our list of proposals and ideas? | ; Did you select a task from our list of proposals and ideas? | ||

I would like to take care of the ODE solvers in Octave core (http://wiki.octave.org/Summer_of_Code_Project_Ideas). I think it would be of interest for a wide variety of users and, more personally, I could find it useful for my PhD. | I would like to take care of the ODE solvers in Octave core (http://wiki.octave.org/Summer_of_Code_Project_Ideas). I think it would be of interest for a wide variety of users and, more personally, I could find it useful for my PhD. | ||

− | ; Please provide a rough estimated timeline for your work on the task. | + | ; Please provide a rough estimated timeline for your work on the task. ''This should include the GSoC midterms and personal commitments like exams or vacation ("non-coding time"). Optionally include two or three milestones you expect.'' |

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# Asses the current state of the code after the latest modifications (http://geointegratorssocis.blogspot.de/). Ensure that the functions "odeset", "odeget" and (at least) "ode45" are well tested and Matlab-compatible so that they can be added to Octave-core. If necessary add the missing options. | # Asses the current state of the code after the latest modifications (http://geointegratorssocis.blogspot.de/). Ensure that the functions "odeset", "odeget" and (at least) "ode45" are well tested and Matlab-compatible so that they can be added to Octave-core. If necessary add the missing options. | ||

# Add "ode15s" solver for stiff differential equations and DAEs. | # Add "ode15s" solver for stiff differential equations and DAEs. | ||

− | # Add "ode15i" solver for implicit differential equations and "decic" function to compute consistent initial conditions | + | # Add "ode15i" solver for implicit differential equations and "decic" function to compute consistent initial conditions. |

# Add "deval" function. | # Add "deval" function. | ||

# Tests for the new code and documentation. | # Tests for the new code and documentation. | ||

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[[Category: Summer of Code]] | [[Category: Summer of Code]] |