Kickoff meeting: brainstorms and coding sprints
WP1: Coordination and Management
Time: Wednesday: 7pm Participants: John, Nicolas, Michael, Steve, Wolfram, Eugenia…
Some informal discussions occurred on the:
- Data Management Plan
- Innovation Management Plan
- Risk Management and Quality Insurance Plan
Infrastructure and collaborative tools for OpenDreamKit
Time: Thursday over lunch
Time: Thursday afternoon’s coffee break, Saturday Participants: Luca, Nicolas, John, …
WP3: Component architecture
Consistent docker containers for all software components
Time: Friday, Saturday Participants: Alexander, Nicolas, Sebastian
Continuous integration, building on various architecture, joint testing farm
Time: Thursday afternoon’s break
Participants: Jeroen, Alexander, Jean-Pierre
We discussed approaches to regression testing used in GAP and SageMath development and our continuous integration infrastructure.
WP4: User Interfaces
Jupyter kernels for all interactive computation software
Time: Thursday evening, … Participants: Marcin, Sebastian, Min, Alexander, Markus, Jeroen, …
Min gave a presentation on the Jupyter notebook’s architecture and how to write kernels. Markus, Sebastian and Jeroen started to implement kernels for GAP, Singular, and PARI/GP respectively.
Other kernels to explore would include Linbox+CLING and XCAS.
Brainstorm about structured documents
Time: Friday Participants: Florent Cayré, Min, Florent Hivert, Nicolas
Brainstorm about notebooks and reproducibility
Konrad’s kind visit triggered an inspiring discussion on his blog about notebooks and reproducibility. As another source of inspiration on this topic, here is a link to Konrad’s article about ActivePapers and the rationale behind ActivePapers: a platform for publishing and archiving computer-aided research
Brainstorm about 3D Visualization
Time: Thursday late afternoon Participants: Florent Cayré, Marcin Kostkur
In the meantime Logilab will do technology review done for alternative rendering solution. We mentioned using webgl natively, vispy, and paraview.
TODO (@ClementPernet): short report
Time: … Participants: …
The following short presentations were given:
- Pythran (Serge Guelton: done)
- Parallel computing in Giac & XCas (Frédéric Han)
- MAGMA: Numerical Matrix Algebra on GPU and Multicore Architectures linear algebra (Marc Baboulin, on Thursday)
WP6: Data, Knowledge and Software bases.
Time: Friday morning Participants: Michael, Steve, Sebastian, Florian, Florent, Florent, Nicolas, …
TODO (@kohlhase): short report
- Semantic interfaces
- discussions about the category systems in GAP, Sage, CAP, proof systems, …