[Matplotlib-devel] GSoC 2017: Layout Manager

Kanchana Ranasinghe kahnchana at gmail.com
Fri Mar 31 11:48:01 EDT 2017


Hi

I made a sample proposal. Could you let me know if it is okay?
https://github.com/kahnchana/gsoc/blob/master/2017/proposals/ranasinghe-kanchana.md

I still have to add some more details at the end.

Thank you very much.


With Regards
Kanchana Ranasinghe


On Fri, Mar 31, 2017 at 12:46 PM, Kanchana Ranasinghe <kahnchana at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Thank you very much. Yes I will first finish going through the colormap
> and normalization documentation. And will write down what I plan to work
> on. I am following the guide and also went through some previous NumFocus
> proposals. Will follow those guidelines.
>
> About this project. I find this quite interesting and feel this would fit
> me well. So I will work on this and share the proposal with you soon.
>
> Thank you.
>
> With Regards
> Kanchana Ranasinghe
>
>
> On Fri, Mar 31, 2017 at 12:31 AM, Kanchana Ranasinghe <kahnchana at gmail.com
> > wrote:
>
>> Thank you very much. And extremely sorry for the delay on my side too. I
>> was really lost and struggling with understanding everything. I did read
>> through the example as well as most of your GSOC log last year. It was
>> really helpful in getting a good grasp on everything.
>>
>> I understood the work done in axis ticks for categorical data. I also
>> read through the open PR (#6934
>> <https://github.com/matplotlib/matplotlib/pull/6934>), and #6214
>> <https://github.com/matplotlib/matplotlib/issues/6214>. I still couldn't
>> exactly understand what #6802
>> <https://github.com/matplotlib/matplotlib/issues/6802> is about though. I
>> also went through #7383
>> <https://github.com/matplotlib/matplotlib/issues/7383> and am trying to
>> work on that. Is this a good starting point for me? I still don't think
>> have a great overall idea about everything.
>>
>> Also I am writing a proposal. I was thinking of going with your approach
>> and extending categorical support for imshow. Is this a good idea for the
>> project? Really sorry about all the small questions. I am somewhat new to
>> opensource and finding it quite difficult.
>>
>> Thank you.
>>
>> With Regards
>> Kanchana Ranasinghe
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 1:41 PM, Hannah <story645 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Sorry for being late on this, but essentially the categorical color
>>> project is about building out support for this idea that strings can be as
>>> much data as numbers and so you should be able to map them to colors just
>>> as you can numerical data. The categorical project on github has an open PR
>>> where I'm trying out one approach to tackle the problem, but there are
>>> other approaches too. Here's an example of what I'm aiming for
>>> http://story645.github.io/jekyll/update/2016/08/22/color.html
>>>
>>> Please feel free to ask questions.
>>>
>>> On Mar 25, 2017 12:56 AM, "Kanchana Ranasinghe" <kahnchana at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Thanks so much. I did go through the issues. I will need to familiarize
>>>> myself with the layout manager as well. I was also going through the
>>>> categorical color project which seems interesting. Could you share
>>>> something more about the 'categorical color' project?
>>>>
>>>> With Regards
>>>> Kanchana Ranasinghe
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 11:21 PM, Hannah <story645 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I'd suggest looking through the geometry manager labels (
>>>>> https://github.com/matplotlib/matplotlib/issues?q=is%3Aopen
>>>>> +is%3Aissue+label%3A%22geometry+manager%22), but hopefully a
>>>>> developer more familiar with layout manager tasks can chime in.
>>>>>
>>>>> On Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 5:11 AM, Kanchana Ranasinghe <
>>>>> kahnchana at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Thank you very much. I did go through the issue tracker. Looking for
>>>>>> related issues. I went through a few related to layouts and fonts. If you
>>>>>> can guide me to any specific issues well related to this that would be
>>>>>> really helpful.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thank you again.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> With Regards
>>>>>> Kanchana Ranasinghe
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 7:39 AM, Hannah <story645 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hi, please check out the issue tracker at
>>>>>>> https://github.com/matplotlib/matplotlib/issues
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Mon, Mar 20, 2017 at 11:45 PM, Kanchana Ranasinghe <
>>>>>>> kahnchana at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Hi
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I'm an electronics and telecommunications engineering student from
>>>>>>>> University Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. I am interested in the matplotlib project
>>>>>>>> Layout Manager.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I have done some work with python and am quite familiar with python
>>>>>>>> and regular libraries like numpy, scipy. I have also been involved in some
>>>>>>>> machine learning and computer vision related research at university, so I
>>>>>>>> am familiar with contraint solvers as well as most common AI related
>>>>>>>> algorithms.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I am going through the Cassowary library for now. I couldn't find
>>>>>>>> the issues on the mailing list related to this. Could you share with me the
>>>>>>>> detailed expectations of this project?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Also do let me know how else I can get involved for now.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Thank you.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> With Regards
>>>>>>>> Kanchana Ranasinghe
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>
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