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From Deron Eriksson <deroneriks...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Citations
Date Fri, 13 May 2016 22:22:47 GMT
Thank you for looking at this Matthias. I too believe that the existing
references are most likely appropriate. Thank you for also double-checking
with Spark. Unless Luciano feels differently, I will consider these points
resolved.

Deron


On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 10:52 PM, Matthias Boehm <mboehm@us.ibm.com> wrote:

> Indeed, various of our ML algorithms [4] and our matrix multiplication
> chain rewrite [8] are based on existing textbook algorithms. This means
> that we implemented these artifacts (loosely) based on the ideas or
> pseudo-code described in these references but never directly took over
> existing code. I'm no expert in licensing aspects, but intuitively, I'd say
> that the references are appropriate for both documentation and to give
> credit. Hence, I don't see a need to include them into LICENSE or NOTICE.
> @Luciano: Do you know of an ASF guideline on this matter?
>
> Out of curiosity, I just double checked how Spark handles this since MLlib
> is in the same situation of relying on existing textbook algorithms. They
> similarly include references to papers at source code level and (as far I
> could see) only include originating source code / libraries into their
> LICENSE/NOTICE files.
>
> Regards,
> Matthias
>
> [image: Inactive hide details for Deron Eriksson ---05/12/2016 04:34:03
> PM---Here are Justin Mcclean's finding from our last release (0]Deron
> Eriksson ---05/12/2016 04:34:03 PM---Here are Justin Mcclean's finding from
> our last release (0.9.0): https://www.mail-archive.com/dev@sy
>
> From: Deron Eriksson <deroneriksson@gmail.com>
> To: dev@systemml.incubator.apache.org
> Date: 05/12/2016 04:34 PM
> Subject: Citations
> ------------------------------
>
>
>
> Here are Justin Mcclean's finding from our last release (0.9.0):
>
> https://www.mail-archive.com/dev@systemml.incubator.apache.org/msg00482.html
>
> I think most issues raised by Justin have now been resolved.
>
> Could someone look at [4] and [8] to see if we need to cite anything in the
> LICENSE or NOTICE files or the Algorithms Reference bibliography?
>
> His questions #8 was WRT RewriteMatrixMultChainOptimization, which contains
> the following comment:
>
>    /**
>     * mmChainDP(): Core method to perform dynamic programming on a given
> array
>     * of matrix dimensions.
>     *
>     * Thomas H. Cormen, Charles E. Leiserson, Ronald L. Rivest, Clifford
> Stein
>     * Introduction to Algorithms, Third Edition, MIT Press, page 395.
>     */
>
> Thanks!
> Deron
>
>
>

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