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From Lance Norskog <goks...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: movielens 1M example
Date Thu, 24 Mar 2011 04:56:32 GMT
There are other datasets on Infochimps and Factual which are freely
downloadable.

http://www.infochimps.com/
http://www.factual.com/



On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 1:20 PM, Grant Ingersoll <gsingers@apache.org> wrote:
> I've asked them in the past as well if it could be scripted in the past and the answer
was no.
>
>
> On Mar 23, 2011, at 2:37 PM, Sean Owen wrote:
>
>> I might err on the side of not doing so. I know from talking to the
>> GroupLens guys a while ago, they (rightly) don't want the data
>> redistributed freely as they have certain obligations to notify users
>> of terms and such. A shell script may or may not be against the letter
>> of the license, but seems against the spirit of it. I have to date
>> simply directed users to download the file and put it in a certain
>> place. Yes it's more work, but I think the authors want that extra
>> work to be done, to acknowledge the data's source and terms.
>>
>> On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 6:31 PM, Sebastian Schelter <ssc@apache.org> wrote:
>>> Hi there,
>>>
>>> with committing MAHOUT-542, I'd like to add a shell-script to our examples
>>> that downloads the Movielens 1M dataset and factorizes it. Are there any
>>> legal issues I have to consider?
>>>
>>> --sebastian
>>>
>
> --------------------------
> Grant Ingersoll
> http://www.lucidimagination.com
>
>



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Lance Norskog
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