thanks for your interest in Pig.
Sorry for the late answer.
Having some experience with MR is surely a plus if you are going to work on
The other things you would need are good Java coding skills and a lot of
patience to spend time understanding how Pig works.
If you decide to apply I will be happy to help you out with this.
On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 00:02, Allan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Dear all,
> I am a student of Master Computing Engineering at Rome. I am interested
> into collaborate with Rank function like SQL [#PIG-2353] for Gsoc.
> I have been working with MR paradigm since three years, mainly with two
> research projects (which were part of undergraduate projects).
> One was aimed to analyze the incidence of navigability factors on websites
> university network, by creating a inverse correlation among them through
> links and citations.
> My undergraduate project was driven to solve the previous navigability
> problem, by establishing relations among them according to terms used and
> topics. Was really interesting to interleave some MR phases (some
> modifications to Mahout code) and Pig.
> I was checking the activities of this feature, and also an initial approach
> at [#PIG-821], I think also could be useful dense rank an nth-tile.
> Really thankful for your guidance and comments.
> Best Regards,
> Allan Avendaño S.
> Computer Engineer
> Ex-SWY22 Participant
> Rome - Italy