ILUGC Monthly Meet (April 13 2013 )

ILUGC Monthly Meet (April 13 2013 )

Indian Linux Users Group, Chennai [ ILUGC ] is spreading awareness on
Free Open Source Software in Chennai since Jan 1998. We meet regularly
on every month second Saturday with technical talks and discussions on

various Free software.

Check our website http://ilugc.in for further details.

Join our mailing list at http://www.ae.iitm.ac.in/mailman/listinfo/ilugc

We have our Meet on April 13, 2013

Check the details below.

ILUGC Monthly Meet (April 13 2013):-


Time : Sat April 13, 2013 (3.00 – 5.30 PM)

Venue: Classroom No 3,
Areo Space Engineering,
Near Gajendra Circle,
IIT Madras.

Link for the Map: http://bit.ly/iit-aero

1.

Topic – FOSS philosophy & goals

Description – Understand the power of FOSS and contribute to FOSS

Duration – 30 mins.

About speaker – Kumaravel. Working as Technical Lead at Hcl Technologies,
chennai. [ kumaraveltech at gmail.com ]

links to read –
http://freeopensourcesoftware.org/index.php?title=FOSS_Philosophy

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_and_open-source_software

2.

Topic – Sorkandu – Building a corpus for Tamil

Description : Sorkandu team is building a software on Ruby on Rails to
build a crowd sourced corpus for tamil.
Let us explore how the software is built and have a demo.

Duration: 30 mins

About Speaker: Karthikeyan AK is a rails developer. Main contributor

to Sorkandu project. [ mindaslab at gmail dot com ]

links:
requirements: goinggnu.wordpress.com/2013/03/14/requirements-for-creating-a-free-corpus-for-tamil-language/

code: https://github.com/mindaslab/tamil_corpus
demo: sorkandu.herokuapp.com/

3.

Topic: Open Source in Enterprises

Description:

Exploring the current status of usage of open source applications in
enterprises with examples.

About Speaker :

The speaker Jobin is a PMP certified Project Manager with more than

10+ years of experience, with expertise in
Product/Operations/Project Management for Global Companies like Dell,
HP, Oracle, Sun, Motorola, Philips, Juniper Networks
passionate about open source technologies and the concept behind Free Software.

jobinsmailid AT gmail DOT com

Duration: 30 min

4.
General group discussions on any queries, events etc.
CDs/DVDs can be shared on prior request.
Announce this to all your friends, social network sites etc.

All are welcome. Entry Free

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