Indian Linux Users Group Meet – ILUGC Monthly Meet – September 13 2014

start: Sep 13, 2014 03:00PM
End: Sep 13, 2014 06:00PM

Venue: Classroom No 1, Aero Space Engineering, Near Gajendra Circle, IIT Madras.

Description: Dear all,

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.

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We have our Meet on September 13, 2014

Check the details below.

ILUGC Monthly Meet :-

Time : Sat September 13, 2014 (3.00 – 6.00 PM)

Venue: Classroom No 1,
Aero Space Engineering,
Near Gajendra Circle,

IIT Madras.

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Topic : Introduction to Tamil Wikipedia

Description: Talk on Tamil Wikipedia, Its sub projects, how to
contribute etc.

Duration : 45 min – 1 hr

Speaker : CR Selvakumar [ c.r.selvakumar AT ]

About Speaker :

Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada

He is one of the regular contributors for Tamil wikipedia over 10 years.
He is now in IIT and he talks about his experiences with Tamil Wikipedia.


Topic : Open-Tamil – A Python library for processing Tamil Text

Description :

open-tamil provides Python package ‘tamil’ with ability to,

map unicode code-points to Tamil letters – basic but important parsing
– in a routine called get_letters from a Tamil word
work with vowels (uyir) and consonants (mei), compound, uyir-mei letters
reverse letters in Tamil word
Tamil fonts to unicode conversion
Tamil text to IPA conversion
Transliterate Tamil text to English

and more.

Links to explore :

Duration : 30 min

Speaker : T Shrinivasan ( tshrinivasan AT gmail DOT com )

About Speaker :

Founder ,,

Editor :


Topic : Introduction to GnuRadio, Scilab

Description : A view and introduction with open source hardware in Real
time Radio communication using electronics.

Duration : 30 minutes

Speakers : Ganesh

About Speaker – Working in CSIR as Research Intent


General group discussions on any queries, events related to Free and
Open Source Software and community.
CDs/DVDs can be shared on prior request.
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