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From Robin Anil <>
Subject Re: MAHOUT-236 Cluster Evaluation Tools?
Date Wed, 07 Apr 2010 00:07:08 GMT
No one yet. I am willing to help In case you need an extra pair of hands on
this one.


On Wed, Apr 7, 2010 at 3:40 AM, Jeff Eastman <>wrote:

> Is anybody working on MAHOUT-236? To me it looks like the next logical step
> beyond generalizing the cluster dumper: improving on its summaries
> Jeff Eastman wrote:
>> Completing the ClusterDumper jira will allow for visual inspection of the
>> Dirichlet models and extracting some useful information thereof; arguably
>> not too useful with 1793-element vectors but this is also true of kmeans
>> clusters with 1793-element center vectors. With no terminating conditions,
>> selecting the particular iteration to inspect is also an issue unique to
>> Dirichlet. MAHOUT-236 has been around for a while and, as Jake notes below,
>> is really needed.

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