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From Suneel Marthi <smar...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Theory behind LogisticRegression in Mahout
Date Thu, 22 May 2014 06:48:06 GMT
See Frank's blog for how Mahout's SGD works

http://blog.trifork.com/2014/02/04/an-introduction-to-mahouts-logistic-regression-sgd-classifier/



On Thu, May 22, 2014 at 2:44 AM, Peng Zhang <pzhang.xjtu@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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