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From Robin Anil <robin.a...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Moving a twitter conversation to the mailing list
Date Mon, 08 Nov 2010 13:13:08 GMT
Hi Steven, I can help you in the visualization's part. I was the one who
posted it as a GSOC project and never got someone to take it up.

Robin


On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 6:37 PM, Steven Bourke <sbourke@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi (sbourke = me)
>
> If anyone wants to give a hand helping to incorporate visualizations I'd be
> interested in getting involved. I know it had a JIRSA somewhere but never
> really progressed. Some of my colleagues were moaning about mahout because
> it didn't have something to show pretty clusters etc.
>
>
>
> On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 1:01 PM, Sebastian Schelter <ssc@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > I'm moving a twitter conversation to the mailing list so that it doesn't
> > vanish in the short-lived microblogging sphere.
> >
> > To summarize, @alansaid is looking for an implementation of the
> > EM-algorithm as described here:
> >
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/MAHOUT/Expectation+Maximization
> .
> > I could only point him to an unsuccessful implementation of PLSI tried at
> > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/MAHOUT-106. While this one worked
> > for tiny examples, it clearly didn't scale and it had some parts of the
> > algorithm wrong IMHO. @sbourke tweeted about using it besides scalability
> > issues but I would clearly discourage anyone from doing this.
> >
> > Nevertheless if Alan manages to make this work and scale I think it would
> > make a very nice contribution to Mahout. I guess we'd be willing to help,
> so
> > Alan, if you need support, just ask on dev@. There's also a mahout
> > hackathon planned in Berlin, maybe that would be a good opportunity work
> > collaboratively on that implementation.
> >
> > --sebastian
> >
>

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