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From "Lukas Vlcek" <lukas.vl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Collective Intelligence in Action
Date Wed, 05 Mar 2008 13:47:04 GMT
I think the source code for the "Java" (not the "Python") book looks
interesting: http://www.manning-source.com/books/alag/CIiA-src.zip
I am not able to speak for the content of the book.

Lukas

On Wed, Mar 5, 2008 at 2:42 PM, Goel, Ankur <Ankur.Goel@corp.aol.com> wrote:

> I did get a chance to glance at both the books -
> http://www.manning.com/alag/ and
> http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/9780596529321/.
>
> The topic list of later looks really comprehensive and the topic
> previews leave the reader asking for more.
> The only drawback as already mentioned is that the code is in Python so
> reader who doesn't know Python will face
> a little difficuly in understanding the code examples.
>
> After reading the topic list of the first book and the free chapter
> available online, I don't think the rest of the
> content would be as comprehensive at discussing each techinque as the
> second book.
>
> So I would definitely like to read the second one -
> http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/9780596529321/
>
> Does anyone have an e-copy of
> http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/9780596529321/ which can be shared ?
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lukas Vlcek [mailto:lukas.vlcek@gmail.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 05, 2008 6:24 PM
> To: mahout-user@lucene.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Collective Intelligence in Action
>
> I know Toby's book (have it as well :-) but all the code is in Python.
> The later book seems to be truly Java oriented and uses JDM in some
> examples (and WEKA). All the source code can be downloaded now from the
> web page.
> This could be interesting for Mahout developers to see how to use JDM
> since we might think of it in the future.
>
> On Wed, Mar 5, 2008 at 1:36 PM, Dawid Weiss
> <dawid.weiss@cs.put.poznan.pl>
> wrote:
>
> >
> > I also have Toby's book (the one Karl mentions). It is great. I'm
> > thinking such a book would be actually a nice deliverable from Mahout
> > at some point -- examples of Mahout use for solving some real-life
> > problems :)
> >
> > D.
> >
> > Karl Wettin wrote:
> > > Lukas Vlcek skrev:
> > >> Hi,
> > >>
> > >> did anybody have a chance to read this book - Collective
> > >> intelligence
> > in
> > >> Action (http://www.manning.com/alag/)? Based on what's inside
> > >> section
> > it
> > >> seems as it can be useful for anybody who would like to get more
> > familiar
> > >> with Lucene/Nutch/WEKA/JDM (Java Data Mining API).
> > >
> > > I have a copy of "Programming collective intelligence". It's great.
> > > All math and algorithms are described with python rather than greek
> letters.
> > >
> > > http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/9780596529321/
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >     karl
> >
>
>
>
> --
> http://blog.lukas-vlcek.com/
>



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