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Subject svn commit: r1185162 - /mahout/site/new_website/index.html
Date Mon, 17 Oct 2011 13:35:14 GMT
Author: srowen
Date: Mon Oct 17 13:35:13 2011
New Revision: 1185162

Remove old news, update Mahout in Action news


Modified: mahout/site/new_website/index.html
--- mahout/site/new_website/index.html (original)
+++ mahout/site/new_website/index.html Mon Oct 17 13:35:13 2011
@@ -226,6 +226,16 @@
   <h1>Mahout News</h1>
+  <h2 class="boxed">9 Oct 2011 - Mahout in Action released</h2>
+  <p>At last, the book Mahout in Action is available in print. Sean Owen, Robin Anil,
Ted Dunning
+  and Ellen Friedman thank the community (especially those who were reviewers) for input
during the
+  process and hope it is enjoyable.</p>
+  <p>Find it at your favorite bookstore, or
+  <a href="">order print and eBook copies from Manning</a>
+  use discount code "mahout37" for 37% off.</p>
   <h2 class="boxed">27 May 2011 - Apache Mahout 0.5 released</h2>
   <p>Apache Mahout has reached version 0.5. All developers are encouraged to begin
using version 0.5, as
@@ -252,84 +262,6 @@
   <p>Downloads of all releases are available from <a href="">Apache
-  <h2 class="boxed">31 October 2010 - Apache Mahout 0.4 released</h2>
-  <p>We are pleased to announce release 0.4 of Mahout. Virtually every corner of the
project has changed,
-    and significantly, since 0.3. Developers are invited to use and depend on version 0.4
even as yet more
-    change is to be expected before the next release. Highlights include:</p>
-  <ul>
-    <li>Model refactoring and CLI changes to improve integration and consistency</li>
-    <li>New ClusterEvaluator and CDbwClusterEvaluator offer new ways to evaluate clustering
-    <li>New Spectral Clustering and MinHash Clustering (still experimental)</li>
-    <li>New VectorModelClassifier allows any set of clusters to be used for classification</li>
-    <li>Map/Reduce job to compute the pairwise similarities of the rows of a matrix
using a customizable similarity
-      measure
-    </li>
-    <li>Map/Reduce job to compute the item-item-similarities for item-based collaborative
-    <li>RecommenderJob has been evolved to a fully distributed item-based recommender</li>
-    <li>Distributed Lanczos SVD implementation</li>
-    <li>More support for distributed operations on very large matrices</li>
-    <li>Easier access to Mahout operations via the command line</li>
-    <li>New HMM based sequence classification from GSoC (currently as sequential version
only and still experimental)
-    </li>
-    <li>Sequential logistic regression training framework</li>
-    <li>New SGD classifier</li>
-    <li>Experimental new type of NB classifier, and feature reduction options for existing
-    <li>New vector encoding framework for high speed vectorization without a pre-built
-    <li>Additional elements of supervised model evaluation framework</li>
-    <li>Promoted several pieces of old Colt framework to tested status (QR decomposition,
in particular)</li>
-    <li>Can now save random forests and use it to classify new data</li>
-    <li>Many, many small fixes, improvements, refactorings and cleanup</li>
-  </ul>
-  <p>Details on what's included can be found in the <a
-      href=";version=12314396">release
-    notes</a>.</p>
-  <p>Downloads are available from the <a href="">Apache
-  <h2 class="boxed">29 March 2010 - Google Summer Of Code Projects</h2>
-  <p>Its Summer of Code time again and ASF is accepting proposals from students.
-    Mahout has a number of people willing to be mentors, so if you are a student interested
in working on machine
-    learning algorithms using Hadoop or
-    improving the Mahout framework, then please check out our
-    <a href="">Summer of Code</a>
wiki page.</p>
-  <h2 class="boxed">17 March 2010 - Apache Mahout 0.3 released</h2>
-  <p>The Apache Lucene project is pleased to announce the release of Apache Mahout
-  <p>Highlights include:</p>
-  <ul>
-    <li>New: math and collections modules based on the high performance Colt library</li>
-    <li>Faster Frequent Pattern Growth(FPGrowth) using FP-bonsai pruning</li>
-    <li>Parallel Dirichlet process clustering (model-based clustering algorithm)</li>
-    <li>Parallel co-occurrence based recommender</li>
-    <li>Parallel text document to vector conversion using LLR based ngram generation</li>
-    <li>Parallel Lanczos SVD(Singular Value Decomposition) solver</li>
-    <li>Shell scripts for easier running of algorithms, utilities and examples</li>
-    <li>... and much much more: code cleanup, many bug fixes and performance improvements</li>
-  </ul>
-  <p>Details on what's included can be found in the
-    <a href=";version=12314281">
-      release notes</a>. </p>
-  <p>Downloads are available from the <a href="">Apache
-  <h2>16 January 2010 - Mahout in Action book discount available</h2>
-  <p><a href="">Mahout in Action</a>, a forthcoming
-    book on Mahout, is underway. The first 6 chapters, covering recommender engines and collaborative
filtering, are
-    available for early access via
-    Manning's "MEAP" program. Until February 28, 2010, get 35% off with discount code "mahout35".</p>
-  <p><a href="">
-    <img alt="Mahout in Action MEAP" src=""/></a></p>
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