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Apache Mahout & the commoditization of machine learning with Grant Ingersoll at ApacheCon 2010 – make all #013

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The relatively academic field of machine learning has found wide, consumer technology use in recent years: all of those “you like this book, you might like this other book” type of things you see. For most people (or, maybe, just myself) machine learning was always a tedious, math-heavy computer science topic. In this episode of make all, I talk with returning guest Grant Ingersoll about Apache Mahout which is seeking to bring machine learning to a wider audience:

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Disclosure: the ASF is a client.

Categories: Development Tools, make all, Open Source.

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