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From Grant Ingersoll <gsing...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Netflix Demo for Taste
Date Fri, 20 Mar 2009 17:08:55 GMT

On Mar 18, 2009, at 4:23 PM, Sean Owen wrote:

> Would be easy to set up: needs a Recommender with a no-arg  
> constructor that
> contains all the setup logic. Then I think the target that builds
> 'grouplens.jar' should then build all the examples. Then the user  
> could just
> write in a different Recommender.

Yeah, I was thinking we could do this w/ several of the Taste  
examples, and just have the JAR be taste-examples.jar

>
>
> The Netflix data set is much much larger: the code has to choose to  
> use only
> about 1% of the data or else the memory requirement passes a  
> gigabyte, which
> is probably too much for a casual demo. It isn't really a  
> recommender that
> uses the whole data set, so maybe that is why I didn't set it up as  
> a proper
> demo.

OK

>
>
> There is more code in there which was bits of a more sophisticated  
> effort
> which is suitable for running in batch on a big machine - not demo  
> friendly.

Good to know

>
>
>
> Sean
>
> On Mar 18, 2009 5:31 PM, "Grant Ingersoll" <gsingers@apache.org>  
> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> I see there is a Netflix recommender for Taste checked in.  Is there
> directions some where for running it?  Something akin to the Group  
> Lens
> instructions would be pretty cool.
>
> Seems like we could package up a JAR just like group lens, but I'm  
> not sure
> about where to put the data, etc.
>
> -Grant


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