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From Giorgio Zoppi <giorgio.zo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Mahout 1.0 goals
Date Mon, 03 Mar 2014 17:34:08 GMT
Hello All,
Dr.Dunning could you set a meeting next Sat morning, so we can chat and
discuss by skype improvements and what to do and indentify volunteer and
tasks.
Best Regards,
Giorgio


2014-03-03 18:30 GMT+01:00 peng <pc175@uowmail.edu.au>:

> Me three
>
>
> On Sun 02 Mar 2014 11:45:33 AM EST, Ted Dunning wrote:
>
>> Ravi,
>>
>> Good points.
>>
>> On Sun, Mar 2, 2014 at 12:38 AM, Ravi Mummulla <ravi.mummulla@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>  - Natively support Windows (guidance, etc. No documentation exists today,
>>> for instance)
>>>
>>>
>> There is a bit of demand for that.
>>
>> - Faster time to first application (from discovery to first application
>>
>>> currently takes a non-trivial amount of effort; how can we lower the bar
>>> and reduce the friction for adoption?)
>>>
>>>
>> There is huge evidence that this is important.
>>
>>
>>    - Better documenting use cases with working samples/examples
>>> (Documentation
>>> on https://mahout.apache.org/users/basics/algorithms.html is spread out
>>> and
>>> there is too much focus on algorithms as opposed to use cases - this is
>>> an
>>> adoption blocker)
>>>
>>>
>> This is also important.
>>
>>
>>  - Uniformity of the API set across all algorithms (are we providing the
>>> same experience across all APIs?)
>>>
>>>
>> And many people have been tripped up by this.
>>
>>
>>    - Measuring/publishing scalability metrics of various algorithms (why
>>> would
>>> we want users to adopt Mahout vs. other frameworks for ML at scale?)
>>>
>>>
>> I don't see this as important as some of your other points, but is still
>> useful.
>>
>>


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