Ubuntu Algorithms Team

Robert Collins robertc at robertcollins.net
Sat Feb 11 18:27:26 UTC 2012

On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 11:21 AM, bdfhjk <bdfhjk at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I’m going to create Ubuntu Algorithms Team, which will be responsible for:
> * Helping developers in the implementation of the latest and hard to
> understand algorithms
> * Detection of ‘bottlenecks’ at boot time and during run time of Ubuntu and
> coming up with ways to improve their
> * Informing the community about the latest scientific works and ideas, where
> they can be of use in Ubuntu, as well as some advices on the practical use
> of existing algorithms.
> This would be done through:
> * Establishment of the Launchpad page, where developers will be able to
> submit their problems and situations that most slow down the program using
> the launchpad bug system. UAT members will seek a solution, or state that at
> the present state of science, solution does not exist.
> * Issuing a monthly review of the major scientific achievements that may be
> related to Ubuntu
> * Internal training programmers in the field of algorithms and data
> structures (useful especially for beginners)
> Please write your comments.
> This team will be useful to you?
> Do you need training in algorithms?
> Will I find other people who also are interested in algorithms and will want
> to join with me to help community as member of the Ubuntu Algorithms Team?
> Marek Bardoński

I'm fascinated by algorithms, so I'll definitely participate. I have
some doubts that new algorithms are needed for most poorly performing
programs - but there is only one way to see ;)


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