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From YiZhi Liu <>
Subject Re: Java API for MXNet
Date Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:39:22 GMT
Hi Joern,

I suggest to build Java API as a wrapper of Scala API, re-use most of
the procedures. Referring to the Java API in Apache Spark.

2017-08-16 18:21 GMT+08:00 Joern Kottmann <>:
> Hello all,
> I would like to propose the addition of a Java API to MXNet.
> There has been some previous work done for the Scala API, and it makes
> sense to at least share the JNI layer between the two.
> The Java  API probably should be aligned with the Python API (and
> others which exist already) with a few changes to give it a native
> Java feel.
> As far as I understand there are multiple people interested to work on
> this and it would be good to maybe come up with a written proposal on
> how things should be.
> My motivation is to get a Java API which can be used by Apache OpenNLP
> to solve various NLP tasks using Deep Learning based approaches and I
> am also interested to work on MXNet.
> Jörn

Yizhi Liu
DMLC member
Technical Manager
Qihoo 360 Inc, Shanghai, China

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