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From Dhruv Kumar <dku...@ecs.umass.edu>
Subject Re: Map/Reduce algorithm discussion goups?
Date Mon, 16 May 2011 23:14:07 GMT
One excellent place for a large number of machine learning, math etc related
videos which I found to be useful:

http://videolectures.net/



On Mon, May 16, 2011 at 5:08 PM, <jeremy@lewi.us> wrote:

> I like your suggestion Grant.
>
> One reason for keeping the discussion on the mahout mailing list is because
> once you get past theory and into implementation, I think a lot of the
> discussion will deal with numerical issues that would be of interest to
> mahout users/developers.
>
>
> Just my two sense.
>
> J
>
>
> Quoting Grant Ingersoll <gsingers@apache.org>:
>
>  On a related note, I'd love to see/encourage more here on this list  to
>> discuss foundational aspects of machine learning (ML), such as  Lin.
>> Algebra, Stats, AI, etc. even if they aren't specifically  Mahout related.
>>  Perhaps people could prefix the subject line with  the topic, as in:
>>  [Linear Algebra] EigenValue Decomposition  questions or [Stats] Bayes
>> Theorem Question.  Personally, I find the  math, etc. to be fairly easy to
>> follow when presented in the  abstract, but sometimes struggle with what it
>> means in the context  of ML.
>>
>> Alternatively, I know some here are likely watching the Stanford CS  229
>> lectures, so those could be prefixed by [CS229-lec 5]  or the  Strang Lin.
>> Algebra lectures or any of the other things on our
>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/MAHOUT/Reference+Reading list
>>
>> Just a suggestion, what do others think?  Does it encourage too much
>>  noise?  Not useful?
>>
>> (We could create a new mailing list for these things, but I'd  suggest we
>> just start here first and if it gets too noisy, we can  move it.)
>>
>> -Grant
>>
>> On Sep 5, 2010, at 11:32 PM, Lance Norskog wrote:
>>
>>  The Hadoop lists seem to be all about the sysad aspects of Hadoop,  while
>>> Mahout users talk about algorithms a lot more. Are there  other hangouts
>>> oriented towards M/R or other large-scale algorithm  discussion?
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> Lance
>>> p.s. by 'sysad' I mean 'Google Envy'.
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
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