Margherita Di Leo
2015-04-28 06:56:09 UTC
OSGeo is glad to welcome the 13 accepted students and their mentors for
OSGeo GSoC 2015!
We received 37 proposals from a variety of geospatial projects. Despite the
lower total number of proposals received compared to former years, the
overall quality was high, so our choice has been a difficult task.
Eventually we appointed the following proposals:
1) GDAL: Faza Mahamood - Integration of GDAL utilities into GDAL core
2) GRASS GIS: Matej Krejci - Improved Metadata for GRASS
3) gvSIG: Eva Rodríguez - Port Network Analysis Extension to gvSIG 2.x
4) istSOS: Ambrosini Luca - Scalability for Big data processing for istSOS
5) JGRASSTOOLS: Silvia Franceschi - Development of a simple 1D hydraulic
model for JGRASSTOOLS
6) MapServer: Samuel Lapointe - Add productivity tools to MapServer's
7) Opticks: Tom Van den Eynde - Image Enhancement/Background Suppression
8) OTP: Nipuna Gunathilake - GTFS-Realtime validation tool for Open Trip
9) OSGeo-Live: Massimo Di Stefano - Integration of geospatial OSS in
10) OSSIM: Martina Di Rita - OSSIM tool for DSM generation using tri-stereo
and SAR imagery
11) pgRouting: Sarthak Agarwal - New osm2pgrouting import tool to import
OpenStreetMap(OSM)data in pgRouting
12) PyWPS: Calin Ciociu - REST interface for PyWPS 4
13) QGIS: Marcus Santos - Multithread support on QGIS Processing toolbox
Congratulations to all accepted students!
We are proud of the geographical variety of countries from which our
students come from and live, including: Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic,
India, Italy, Luxemburg, Portugal, Spain and Sri Lanka.
The list of software projects includes OSGeo (official and incubating) and
like-minded projects - let GSoC be a "gathering of tribes", an occasion to
improve communication among all geospatial open source initiatives.
See the list of OSGeo accepted proposals also here:
We wish all students and mentors a great summer!
Madi and Anne
OSGeo GSoC Admins 2015
Dr. Margherita DI LEO
Scientific / technical project officer
European Commission - DG JRC
Institute for Environment and Sustainability (IES)
Via Fermi, 2749
I-21027 Ispra (VA) - Italy - TP 261
Tel. +39 0332 78 3600
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