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Subject [Hama Wiki] Trivial Update of "FrontPage" by udanax
Date Wed, 28 May 2008 12:26:42 GMT
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The following page has been changed by udanax:
http://wiki.apache.org/hama/FrontPage

The comment on the change is:
Add project naming

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  #pragma section-numbers off
  
- [http://incubator.apache.org/hama Hama] is a parallel matrix computational package, which
provides an library of matrix operations for the large-scale processing development environment
and [http://wiki.apache.org/hadoop/HadoopMapReduce Map/Reduce] framework for the large-scale
Numerical Analysis and Data Mining, which need the intensive computation power of matrix inversion,
e.g. linear regression, PCA, SVM and etc. It will be also useful for many scientific applications,
e.g. physics computations, linear algebra, computational fluid dynamics, statistics, graphic
rendering and many more. 
+ [http://incubator.apache.org/hama Hama] is a parallel matrix computational package, which
provides an library of matrix operations for the Large-Scale processing development environment
and [http://wiki.apache.org/hadoop/HadoopMapReduce Map/Reduce] framework for the Large-Scale
Numerical Analysis and Data Mining, which need the intensive computation power of matrix inversion,
e.g. linear regression, PCA, SVM and etc. It will be also useful for many scientific applications,
e.g. physics computations, linear algebra, computational fluid dynamics, statistics, graphic
rendering and many more. 
+ 
+ == Project Naming ==
+ 
+ According to Edward J. Yoon, who created Hama, the name comes from the abbreviation of the
Hadoop Matrix and the Hippopotamus ''('Hama' in Korean pronunciation means a 'Hippopotamus')'',
which is a large animal with a barrel-shaped body ''(Large-Scale)'' and huge mouth ''(High-Throughput)''.

  
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