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From Pavan Kumar N <>
Subject Re: Website, urgent help needed
Date Wed, 12 Mar 2014 10:05:19 GMT
Hi Kevin, go to eclipse market place and install "m2eclipse" . after you do
a "mvn install" on your mahout, import the compiled mahout.

I ll try to write detailed documentation with screenshots but for the
moment use the above as starting point.

On 12 March 2014 15:29, Sebastian Schelter <> wrote:

> We don't exactly have that page, but we have pages that touch parts of it,
> such as
> from-text.html
> It would be great if you could create a jira ticket which lists the
> errors. I'll fix them then.
> Best,
> Sebastian
> On 03/12/2014 08:42 AM, Juan José Ramos wrote:
>> Hi Sebastian,
>> I am afraid I am only familiar with the recommendation part.
>> In previous posts, I pointed a couple of errors in this wiki page:
>> Quick+tour+of+text+analysis+using+the+Mahout+command+line
>> If you are planning to keep it in the new web, I can help pointing them
>> out
>> again.
>> Thanks a lot for your effort.
>> On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 7:03 AM, Sebastian Schelter <>
>> wrote:
>>  Hi,
>>> As you've probably noticed, I've put in a lot of effort over the last
>>> days
>>> to kickstart cleaning up our website. I've thrown out a lot of stuff and
>>> have been startled by the amout of outdated and incorrect information on
>>> our website, as well as links pointing to nowhere.
>>> I think our lack of documentation makes it superhard to use Mahout for
>>> new
>>> people. A crucial next step is to clean up the documentation on
>>> classification and clustering. I cannot do this alone, because I don't
>>> have
>>> the time and I'm not so familiar with the background of the algorithms.
>>> I need volunteers to go through all the pages under "Classification" and
>>> "Clustering" on the website. For the algorithms, the content and claims
>>> of
>>> the articles need to be checked, for the examples we need to make sure
>>> that
>>> everything still works as described. It would also be great to move
>>> articles from personal blogs to our website.
>>> Imagine that some developer wants to try out Mahout and takes one hour
>>> for
>>> that in the evening. She will go to our website, download Mahout, read
>>> the
>>> description of an algorithm and try to run an example. In the current
>>> state
>>> of the documentation, I'm afraid that most people will walk away
>>> frustrated, because the website does not help them as it should.
>>> Best,
>>> Sebastian
>>> PS: I will make my standpoint on whether Mahout should do a 1.0 release
>>> depend on whether we manage to clean up and maintain our documentation.

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