Octave has participated during the last two years with four students under the
auspices of the GNU project. Due to the success of those experiences, where many
members of the Octave community helped mentor the
student, we are trying again.
We hope to get good code from interested students and ideally establish a line
of collaboration with them for the future. We also want to raise awareness of
amongst the free software community.
Google Summer of Code represents a unique opportunity to
pump up work into highly needed low level improvements to Octave , as well as high level field-specific functionality. We believe the interaction with fresh minds willbring not only new code to Octave but also will augment the developers group.
=== Did your organization participate in past Google Summer of Codes? If so, please summarize your involvement and the successes and challenges of your participation. ===