Community bonding and what follows

Community Bonding ends So it has been two weeks since the community bonding period ended and the official coding begun. During these two weeks, I discussed with my mentors, what all is to be done under this project. That includes the feasibility of the solution, the practical implementation of our model over the pre-trained embeddings. What is in the Pipeline? To start us off, we plan on using pre-trained word embeddings, trained with the help of a Skipgram model from FastText on a Wikipedia dump. After that, the embeddings will be tested on the Google Analogy Test Set . This analogy test will be just to get familiar with the task that we are dealing with. The results from this test can and will also be used as the benchmark for our model. Other evaluation tasks that will be used are Question-Answering, Named Entity Extraction/Recognition, and Textual Entailment. What will follow? My purpose for writing this blog will be to share my progress with each and every read

Let us Begin...

Google Summer of Code: The Kickoff Not too long ago, I was looking for opportunities. Looking for things I could do during the summer. After having some experience with internships and the tech industry, I was set on developing for the community. So yes, I decided I will be working for an open-source organization. That rung a bell because of the one thing that we were all told as freshmen in college. The Google Summer of Code. As a senior in the Computer Science department, we had all the information we needed to get a crack at this. So I went ahead with it, and this was around October 2017. I started working on the what , and more importantly, the why . Starting with the Program and How to Prepare for it So yes, I believe most of you are familiar with GSoC. Nevertheless, here is a brief introduction to the program. It is an initiative taken by Google, to partner up with the best open-source organizations out there and get the best student developers to work with these organizat