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From Peng Zhang <pzhang.x...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Theory behind LogisticRegression in Mahout
Date Thu, 22 May 2014 06:44:54 GMT
Namit,

I think the theory behind Mahout’s logistic regression is stochastic gradient descent, rather
than maximum likelihood.

Best Regards,
Peng Zhang



On May 22, 2014, at 2:29 PM, namit maheshwari <namitmaheshwari7@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello Everyone,
> 
> Could anyone please let me know the algorithm used behind
> LogisticRegression in Mahout. Also AdaptiveLogisticRegression mentions an
> *annealing* schedule.
> 
> I would be grateful if someone could guide me towards the theory behind it.
> 
> Thanks
> Namit


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