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From Dawid Weiss <dawid.we...@cs.put.poznan.pl>
Subject Re: Seminal Random Forests speaker - FYI
Date Sun, 10 Feb 2013 18:26:40 GMT
You may find some answers here?
https://cwiki.apache.org/MAHOUT/mahoutname.html

Dawid

On Sun, Feb 10, 2013 at 6:27 PM, Daniel Donahoe <dandonahoe@q.com> wrote:
> Dear Colleagues:
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> As Vice Chair of the Utah section of the American Society of Mechanical
> Engineers (ASME), I invited Professor Adele Cutler (Utah State University,
> USU)  to speak on Big Data. The ASME/UT executive committee agreed, and the
> meeting was hosted by the Mechanical Engineering Department at the
> University of Utah on February 8th. Professor Cutler worked with Professor
> Leo Breimen (her PhD advisor at UC Berkeley, now deceased) to create the
> method now in Mahout named Random Forests. You can find more background on
> RF on Adele's website at USU.  The link to the video of her talk will be
> posted soon on the ASME/UT website. I recommend you check this out, because
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> I find that inventors/authors/creators usually have a different view than
> you may expect, a profoundly insightful vantage point illuminated by an
> unencumbered vision. [Note: Most engineers make a mistake ignoring history.
> There is a good reason ABET requires undergraduate liberal art electives,
> because initial conditions define the trajectory of events.]
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> We had some debate on how to pronounce "Mahout". Is the Hindi pronunciation
> generally used, and if not, why?
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> Regards,
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> Dan Donahoe
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> N Salt Lake
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