Congratulations to the students who'll be working on Octave for this year's GSoC!
Eduardo Fernández will add incomplete matrix factorizations.
Eugenio Gianniti will improve Octave's finite element modeling capabilities via an interface with FEniCS.
David Spies will improve Octave's handling of sparse matrices.
Thanks to Jordi, jwe, Felipe, Pascal, Michael, Kai, Marco, and Doug for helping with selecting proposals and mentoring students.
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