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A: An introduction

  • Please describe yourself in three sentences, one of them regarding your current studies.

My name is Xie Rui. I am an undergraduate in Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. I am hard-working and have a strong desire to finish my work completely.

    • Which languages do you speak?

I speak Chinese (native), Engilsh and a little German.

    • What's your overall background?

Electrical Engineering and Automation. Mathematics and Applied Mathematics.

  • Why do you want to participate in the Google Summer of Code? What do you hope to gain by doing so?

Because it is a good opportunity to gain a experience about a real project, improve my skills, and learn to work with other developers. I think contributing to an open source software is a cool thing to do. After all, I always enjoy coding.

    • Please also describe your previous experience with the GSoC, if any.

I have no previous experience with the GSoC.

  • Why are you choosing Octave?

First, Octave is a useful tool for students like me. I will be very happy if I can do something for it and make it better. Second, I like mathematics and I am skilled in this. I have the ability to handle the project which requires mathematical knowledge. Third, I have been using matlab for two years. I am good at m-file coding.

C: Contact

  • Please state the (unique and identical where possible) nick you use on IRC and any other communication channel related to Octave.

My Nickname on the IRC, wiki is AMR_KELEG and amr_keleg on the Savannah bug tracker. Nick on IRC: calvocuno Nick on wiki and Savannah bug tracker: xierui

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

My time zone is UTC+8 and it will not change during GSoC.

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

I usually code around 1.00 to 4.00, and 10.00 to 13.00, but it is flexible.