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GSoC Bonding Period 2021 – DBpedia

Summary

Congratulations! You made it! You are selected as one of our GSoC students, who will work with DBpedia during the summer of 2021. In the following we will introduce how you can get in contact with the DBpedia community, the developers and your great mentors. Keep reading 😉

Student Projects Announced

Yesterday Google finally announced who is selected as a GSoC student for this year. Accepted students are now paired with a mentor and start planning their projects and milestones. 

GSoC Community Bonding

It’s now time to spend a month learning more about the community of DBpedia. From the 17th of May to the 7th of June, the Community Bonding is taking place before coding starts on the 7th of June. To get in touch with your mentors and everyone else from the DBpedia Community, you have plenty of options:

  • First of all, you can chat with other DBpedians on Slack, where you are able to join DBpedia developers discussion and technical discussions. 
  • But not only that, you also can join our DBpedia-discussion-mailinglist, where we discuss current DBpedia developments. 
  • To increase your visibility in the DBpedia Community, try to answer some questions in the DBpedia forum (especially in the unanswered & support category) and browse the topics. 
  • Last but not least, check out our Github repository for open issues and see if you can help to solve them (e.g issues regarding the extraction framework or mappings).

When you share something about your project on your own blog or github, please inform us and your mentors. Thus, we can share it with the community and show your work results.

In case you still have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via dbpedia@infai.org.

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We wish you all the best!

Emma

on behalf of the DBpedia Association

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