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From Paritosh Ranjan <pran...@xebia.com>
Subject Re: Forecasting in Mahout
Date Wed, 23 May 2012 06:57:34 GMT
Please correct me if I am wrong.

I see Logistic Regression and Locally Weighted Linear Regression on the 
algorithms page. Can't they be used for predicting the value of 
continuous variables.

https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/MAHOUT/Logistic+Regression
https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/MAHOUT/Locally+Weighted+Linear+Regression


On 23-05-2012 12:20, Ted Dunning wrote:
> Counts as machine learning to me!
>
> On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 12:57 AM, Jason Xin<Jason.Xin@sas.com>  wrote:
>
>> A 'regular' regression may not qualify as machine-learning, although
>> machines definitely can learn regular regression. If data set is too large,
>> your R may crash. That is, most of R programs today.
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Ted Dunning [mailto:ted.dunning@gmail.com]
>> Sent: Tuesday, May 22, 2012 7:34 PM
>> To: user@mahout.apache.org
>> Cc: mahout-user@lucene.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: Forecasting in Mahout
>>
>> That is a regression, not a classifier.  There are no good regression in
>> Mahout just now.
>>
>> How large is your data?  Is R not an option?
>>
>> On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 10:31 AM, ParvathyPillai
>> <parvathysudhir@gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> I am currently working on a project which deals with demand
>>> forecasting and machine learning on Hadoop. I came across Mahout when
>> researching for this.
>>>  From the various tutorials and 'Mahout in Action' book, I came to
>>> understand that classification algorithms on Mahout though allow the
>>> use of continuous predictor variables, needs the target variables to
>>> be categorical. Is it possible to apply these classification
>>> algorithms for predicting the values of continuous variables,
>>> essentially like demand? If so, how?
>>>
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