Google Scholarships for Software Visualization

Google Scholarships for Software Visualization

The research group Visual Software Analytics at Leipzig University takes part in this year’s Google Summer of Code. This is a Google-funded program to promote open source software. As a participant, you work independently on one of the projects offered and receive a scholarship from Google in the amount of $3,000 – $7,000 (depending on your country). The development period is 3 months (27 May – 26 August 2019). For more information, please visit the official website and our organization listing. In order to participate, you must be a student.

You would be working with this kind of hardware,languages and tools.

  • Visualization frameworks: A-Frame, x3d, x3dom, d3
  • Programming languages: Java, Ruby, JavaScript, Xtend, C#
  • Frameworks and tools: React, Ruby on Rails, jQAssistant, Neo4j
  • Hardware: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Microsoft HoloLens

We offer a variety of projects around Getaviz and jQAssistant.
The projects range from classic software development with Java or Ruby, to web development with JavaScript, and up to designing a virtual reality application for HTC Vive. In particular, we are still looking for interested students for the following projects:

  • Facilitation of Ruby Parsing
  • Circle of related elements
  • Magnifiers and Previews
  • User-driven decorative animations
  • Software visualization components
  • Scanner plugins for jQAssistant
  • Interaction Tracking

A complete list of all our projects and a more detailed description can be found

If you are interested, please contact the corresponding mentor and discuss the next steps with him. An application is possible until April 9, 2019 and includes a short cover letter as well as a project plan consisting of tasks and milestones that has been worked out and agreed with your mentor.

We look forward to your application and wish you a successful Google Summer of Code 2019!

About Craig Anslow

Craig Anslow is a Lecturer in Software Engineering at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, with research interests in software visualization.
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