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From Ted Dunning <>
Subject Re: Multi Layer Perceptron for Mahout
Date Tue, 07 Feb 2012 15:43:08 GMT
The JIRA will be the best place to talk about your strategy for
implementation.  Parallelization of NN training isn't a trivial problem.
 We should learn from recent experience of others.

On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 2:43 AM, Paritosh Ranjan <> wrote:

> I'll suggest to create a jira, mark it for 0.7 and submit the patch.
> That's how I did it, and it worked.
> Herta, Christian wrote:
>> Is there anybody else working on a Multilayer Perceptron (Neural Network)
>> for
>> Mahout? If not, I'm going to implement it.There is a gradient machine for
>> classification. But I think the gradient machine is to restricted. Also,
>> the
>> implementation is stochastic gradient descent only. Therefore it's not
>> possible
>> to distribute the learning.
>>  What's the procedure to start? Do I have to create a jira issue with a
>> description and a road map?

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