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From Matthew Runo <mr...@zappos.com>
Subject Re: mahout for news recommendation?
Date Wed, 08 Apr 2009 17:19:17 GMT
That's what I needed. Just a more complete "how to get started".

Thanks for your time!

Matthew Runo
Software Engineer, Zappos.com
mruno@zappos.com - 702-943-7833

On Apr 6, 2009, at 11:22 PM, Sean Owen wrote:

> I have updated the documentation per this thread, which will soon
> improve this page:
> http://lucene.apache.org/mahout/taste.html
>
> Is this what you're after? it has some walkthroughs and how-tos.  
> What else?
>
> On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 5:31 PM, Matthew Runo <mruno@zappos.com> wrote:
>> I'd love to have a better "Taste for dummies" getting started  
>> section. I too
>> am on OS X, and with this thread can finally compile Taste, but the
>> instructions are still vauge (to me). I'd love to help, but I think  
>> it'd be
>> /great/ to have something really easy to follow along with, ala..
>>
>> 1. Create a file in the format, userId,itemID. Call it "input.txt".
>> 2. Create a class.. <code for class that reads in input.txt>
>> 3. How to build mahout
>> 4. How to build taste
>> 5. instructions for running the class
>> 6....
>>
>> I think this would help a lot of people.
>>
>> Thanks for your time!
>>
>> Matthew Runo
>> Software Engineer, Zappos.com
>> mruno@zappos.com - 702-943-7833
>>
>> On Apr 2, 2009, at 10:25 PM, Sean Owen wrote:
>>
>>> I can take care of it shortly when I'm back. The only tweak I'd make
>>> is that 'step 0' is just to obtain the distro, which is not
>>> necessarily done via SVN and in fact won't be done that way for most
>>> people.
>>>
>>> I also see that my 'how to roll your own server' section is now  
>>> out of
>>> date too and needs fixing.
>>>
>>
>>
>


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