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From Otis Gospodnetic <otis_gospodne...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: making a choice wrt to an open recommendation framework
Date Wed, 11 Nov 2009 05:07:04 GMT
Hi,
----- Original Message ----

> From: Sean Owen <srowen@gmail.com>
> To: mahout-user@lucene.apache.org; Otis Gospodnetic <otis_gospodnetic@yahoo.com>
> Sent: Tue, October 27, 2009 11:03:23 AM
> Subject: Re: making a choice wrt to an open recommendation framework
> 
> I know of several people who seem to be using it for internal
> projects, which wouldn't be visible publicly, and which I don't have a
> lot of info about.
> 
> A Red Hat-related project called Dumb Hippo or Mugshot appeared to use
> a very early version of it but not sure it went much of anywhere.
> 
> I know mippin.com uses it for recommendations at the moment.
> 
> Otis used it for a pretty huge news site, but not clear if he can use
> the name or not?

Can't give out the name, but look at top 60ish news organization even your grandma knows about
;)

 Otis
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> Other than that I can spot a few uses of it in open-source code. I'm
> guessing there are a number of uses I am just not fully aware of,
> based on the number of people asking questions about the code.
> 
> That's most of what I know -- hope that is of any help.
> 
> 
> I might suggest you just try out both frameworks and see which matches
> your needs better. Should be reasonably easy to figure out a) how easy
> it is to integrate with your infrastructure, b) how fast it runs, c)
> how good the recs are.
> 
> I at least can provide support on these three points for Mahout, here.
> 
> 
> On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 2:52 PM, Siem Vaessen wrote:
> > Dear list-members,
> >
> > I am currently working on a market analysis wrt to recommendation technology
> > and I have some non-tech questions
> >
> > I have so far tracked down 2 serious frameworks that are open and seemingly
> > actively supported of which one being Mahout and the other being Duine
> > developed by Novay: http://www.duineframework.org/
> >
> > I am trying to find live examples where either Mahout or Duine is being
> > used. I was unable to find anything really substantial and was wondering if
> > you could help me out on some Mahout examples (if they exist.)
> >
> > Thanks in advance,
> >
> > Kind Regards, Siem Vaessen
> >
> >
> >
> >


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