# Progress report for Université Paris-Sud Viviane Pons, Benoît Pilorget, and Nicolas M. Thiéry --- ## Financial and administrative setup - Everything on rails: money arrived, first expenses done - Transfer from UPSud to UGent: - 30.5PM for Jeroen Demeyer (+ 4 unused PMs of Erik Bray) - 10k€ travel expenses - Main expenses: - Salaries (two research engineers, one administrator) - Workshops (co)organization & travel - Teaching reliefs (on indirect costs) - Laptops (on indirect costs) --- ## Hiring - **Erik Bray**, Research Engineer - Former Astropy core developer - January 1st-end of project - Works on portability, packaging, infrastructure, ... - **Jeroen Demeyer**, Research Engineer - Former Sage release manager - March 1st-July 1st: employee of Paris Sud - July 1st-end of project: employee of Ghent - Part time for now, full time starting in Fall 2017 - Works on interfaces, Sphinx documentation tools, packaging, ... -- - Looking for a PhD student or postdoc WP6 related tasks --- ## Achievements - [D1.1: Project infrastructure](https://github.com/OpenDreamKit/OpenDreamKit/issues/17) - [D5.1: Turn the Python prototypes for tree exploration into production code, integrate into Sage](https://github.com/OpenDreamKit/OpenDreamKit/issues/107) - [EInfra Booklet](https://github.com/OpenDreamKit/OpenDreamKit/blob/master/Communication/eInfra-Booklet/ODK.md): one page about ODK delivered - [D1.2: Data Management Plan V1](https://github.com/OpenDreamKit/OpenDreamKit/issues/18) - [D2.1: Starting press release](https://github.com/OpenDreamKit/OpenDreamKit/issues/34) - [D3.1: Virtual images and containers](https://github.com/OpenDreamKit/OpenDreamKit/issues/58) -- ## Work in progress - Participation to WP6 activities - [D3.9: Semantic-aware Sage interface to GAP](https://github.com/OpenDreamKit/OpenDreamKit/issues/68) - [D4.1: Python/Cython bindings for PARI and its integration in Sage](https://github.com/OpenDreamKit/OpenDreamKit/issues/83) - [D4.13: Refactorisation of SageMath's Sphinx documentation system](https://github.com/OpenDreamKit/OpenDreamKit/issues/87) - Portability of Sage on Windows (cygwin) - Application of containers: - [Windows installer](https://github.com/sagemath/docker-images/issues/1) - Continuous integration (sage-patchbot) - Participation to the maintenance of the Sage infrastructure -- ## Workshops - [Kickoff]( - Cofunding of the joint [Sage Days 70](https://wiki.sagemath.org/days70) in Berkeley, November - Theme: SageMathCloud and Jupyter - Organization of [Sage Days 77](https://wiki.sagemath.org/days77), Cernay, April - Themes: Packaging, documentation tools, portability - Cofunding of [Sage Days 74](https://wiki.sagemath.org/days74), Meudon, May - Themes: Manifolds, 3D vizualization -- ## Workshops (cont'd) - Sage at [Cimpa School ECCO 2016](http://ecco2016.combinatoria.co/) (Medellin, Colombia) - 2 x 2 hours of Sage tutorials (~50 participants) - using [Live USB Keys](http://www.sagemath.org/download-liveusb.html) bought by OpenDreamKit - Spanish translation of some introduction Sage tutorials - a great success! - Organization of [Sage Days 77](https://wiki.sagemath.org/days74), Vancouver, June 29--July 1st - Theme: algebraic combinatorics (satellite of [FPSAC1'16](https://sites.google.com/site/fpsac2016/)) - 30 expected participants - The reason Viviane is not here (Colombia => Vancouver) --- ## Main upcoming tasks and deliverables - [D1.3: Internal Progress Reports year 1, including risk management and quality assurance plan](https://github.com/OpenDreamKit/OpenDreamKit/issues/#19) - [D2.2: Community building: Impact of development workshops, dissemination and training activities, year 1](https://github.com/OpenDreamKit/OpenDreamKit/issues/43) - [D2.3: Review on emerging technologies](https://github.com/OpenDreamKit/OpenDreamKit/issues/43) - [D3.2: Understand and document SageMathCloud backend code](https://github.com/OpenDreamKit/OpenDreamKit/issues/61) - [D4.4: Basic Jupyter interface for GAP, PARI/GP, SageMath, Singular](https://github.com/OpenDreamKit/OpenDreamKit/issues/93) - [D4.5: Sage notebook / Jupyter notebook convergence](https://github.com/OpenDreamKit/OpenDreamKit/issues/94) - [D3.3: Support for the SCSCP interface protocol in the distribution of all relevant components (Sage, GAP, etc.)](https://github.com/OpenDreamKit/OpenDreamKit/issues/62) -- ## Upcoming events - Women in Sage (January 2017) - Calcul Mathématique Libre 2018 - Rejected from CIRM first call for 2018 - Planning to reapply while looking for other hosting options