[Dune] [GSoC20015] Not enough projects and mentors

Christian Engwer christian.engwer at uni-muenster.de
Mon Feb 16 15:05:17 CET 2015


Great :-)

I have this on my wishlist for ages...

I'll add a project description.

Ciao
Christian

On Mon, Feb 16, 2015 at 02:50:16PM +0100, Dominic Kempf wrote:
> Dear Christian,
> 
> I very much like your proposal because this is on my TODO list anyway. I
> need this as part of (a soon to be publicly announced) project on automated
> testing in Dune. There, we want to control the variation of system tests
> through ini files mainly and solver construction definitely should be done
> through a factory class that takes the parameter tree.
> 
> That being said, count me in as a mentor/co-mentor on this one. We can talk
> about details next week during the dune course.
> 
> Best,
> Dominic
> 
> On Mon, Feb 16, 2015 at 2:40 PM, <christi at dune-project.org> wrote:
> 
> > What would be helpful...
> >
> > currently we lack the possibility to create solvers and
> > preconditioners in a general fashion. We are moving towards a state
> > where many components can be configured using the parametertree. I
> > consider a parametertree based factory for ISTL an important step
> > towards a usable solver component.
> >
> > The following steps are
> >
> > ...necessary:
> > - cleanup the solvers/preconditioners to fully use abstract interfaces
> > - update solvers/preconditioners to use parametertrees for the
> >   configuration
> > - introduce a factory class. I have a ParameterizedObjectFactory lying
> >   around, which can instantiate previously registered classes.
> > - add an ISTL library which provides precompiled
> >   solvers/preconditioners for the most common data types.
> >
> > ...optional:
> > - write a suitable solver backend for PDELab which allows to create
> >   solvers dynamically
> > - add infrastructure to combine 3rd party components for the parallel
> >   commmunication with dynamic object creation.
> >
> > Ciao
> > Christian
> >
> > On Fri, Feb 13, 2015 at 10:16:31AM +0100, Christian Engwer wrote:
> > > Hi Christoph,
> > >
> > > I'm away with the kids. I'm willing to mentor and I'll think about
> > projects over the weekend.
> > >
> > > Christian
> > >
> > > Am 13. Februar 2015 08:44:19 MEZ, schrieb "Christoph Grüninger" <
> > christoph.grueninger at iws.uni-stuttgart.de>:
> > > >Hi Dune,
> > > >we have one week left to prepare our GSoC application. I'll be on
> > > >vacation beginning next Thuesday. Thus, I'll have to prepare the
> > > >application this weekend.
> > > >
> > > >But until now we have only three mentors (Oliver, Aleksejs, myself) and
> > > >only three projects (IB for CurvilinearGrid, p4est, CMake super build).
> > > >If we don't get at least one more mentor and one more project until
> > > >tonight, I propose to skip GSoc 2015 and try with ESA again. The latter
> > > >is smaller, less crowded and we only get one student.
> > > >
> > > >Bye
> > > >Christoph
> > > >
> > > >--
> > > >GDB does hate your application, expresses its contempt through the
> > > >design of its command-line interface.   -- Tom Tromey, FOSDEM 2014
> > > >
> > > >
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