How to get help and contribute¶
Example usages of Bob¶
Bob paper packages can serve as good examples of how to use Bob. Search for
bob.paper in our Gitlab: https://gitlab.idiap.ch/bob?filter=bob.paper
AND in PyPI: https://pypi.org/search/?q=bob.paper&c=Framework+::+Bob for
paper packages. Please note that the older a
bob.paper package is, it is
more likely that it uses some deprecated practices.
For example, you can look at:
https://gitlab.idiap.ch/bob/bob.paper.icml2017 on how to evaluate a new CNN-based face recognition algorithm on face recognition databases. (Note that the
evaluate.pycommand is replaced by
bob bio evaluatein recent versions of Bob.)
https://gitlab.idiap.ch/bob/bob.paper.btas2018_siliconemask/tree/master/bob/paper/btas2018_siliconemask/database and https://gitlab.idiap.ch/bob/bob.db.oulunpu/ for good examples of how to create new database interfaces for the
How to get help¶
There are several ways to get help if you are facing a problem.
First, you should search for possible existing answers in:
https://www.idiap.ch/software/bob/discuss (read only mailing list)
or you may just want to search on the Internet for possible answers.
Second, feel free to ask us. We encourage you to do so. The preferred way of asking is by using public channels. Here is a list of places that you can ask questions:
Ask on https://stackoverflow.com and tag your questions with
python-bob. This is the preferred way.
How to contribute¶
Bob is open source and we welcome contributions. We maintain a mirror of Bob packages on https://github.com/bioidiap/. Feel free to open issues and/or pull requests on this mirror.