Swathanthra Malayalam Computing Summer Celebration

Posted in Free Software at 3:28 pm by Pirate Praveen

Swathanthra Malayalam Computing to celebrate this summer with 5 projects selected for Google Summer of Code.


It is really great to see SMC coming back to life after a long period of lull. Now we have great participation from students and 5 projects with Google Summer of Code is a recognition for the work we were doing.

The selected projects are

Unicode Standard Malayalam Font
by Hiran V, mentored by Hussain K.H

Akshara OCR
by Antony Francis Maliakal, mentored by Anivar A Aravind

Basic Voice Recognition System for malayalam
by shyam k, mentored by Santhosh Thottingal

by Mobin M, mentored by Praveen A

Comprehensive Malayalam input system for GNU/Linux
by jinesh kj, mentored by suresh p

It is also exciting to see 8 students from Kerala getting selected for SoC this time. Looking forward to a great summer full of coding and fun.

Swathanthra Malayalam Computing is the only organisation directly participating in google Summer of Code from India (gnowledge project is also participating as a part of GNU project). Thanks a lot for all the SMC members who had come together and made this possible. Lets continue our good work. You can join our mailing list and participate in our activities. Our mailing lis at http://groups.google.com/group/smc-discuss