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From Sarath P R <sarath.amr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Applying DataMining on Network Packets
Date Tue, 04 Oct 2011 08:20:49 GMT
Thank You Isabel. I think you have said it. I have to find out features and
create vectors.

On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 12:16 PM, Isabel Drost <isabel@apache.org> wrote:

> On 04.10.2011 Sarath P R wrote:
> > I am monitoring packet flow in a Network Interface .  Now i want to make
> > some predictions.
>
> What kind of prediction do you want to make?
>
>
> > Actually i am not sure about what algorithm i should use
> > and what kind of predictions i may need. I just want to know is it
> possible
> > to classify network packets using Mahout Classification algorithm. Can
> > anyone make some comments.
>
> The classification algorithms of Mahout are based on the idea of
> classifying
> items that have to be represented as multidimensional vectors and as a
> result
> are not bound to be used for just one domain.
>
> Put more simply: First think of what kinds of predictions you want to make.
> Then
> think of features that contain information on which prediction is more
> likely.
> Code these features as vectors and continue from there.
>
> A really nice explanation of this concept is explained in the Mahout in
> Action
> book. You can also take a quick look at the following slides for a general
> outline:
>
>
> http://www.user.tu-berlin.de/konrad.rieck/pubs.html
>



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Thank You
Sarath P Ramachandran
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