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Mahout, mail # user - does anyone use the "row label bindings" stuff in Vector / Matrix?


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Re: does anyone use the "row label bindings" stuff in Vector / Matrix?
Jake Mannix 2011-11-02, 18:56
Ok, we can always resurrect it.

I'll leave this thread open until after work tonight (8 hrs or so from
now), and if
I don't hear any vociferous complaints or reasoned thoughts on why this is
crazy,
I'll chop 'em.

  -jake

On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 11:34 AM, Ted Dunning <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Let's nuke it.
>
> I am the most vocal in favor and I can't get up the enthusiasm to push for
> keeping it.
>
> On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 11:31 AM, Sean Owen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> > The only thought I have about it is that there's a to-do to make that
> > stuff actually used and integrate into a wrapper class. I think it's
> > fine to kill it. If someone goes to all the trouble of re-implementing
> > it later it will not have been extra work; it probably was to be
> > redone anyway.
> >
> > On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 6:28 PM, Jake Mannix <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> wrote:
> > > On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 11:22 AM, Ted Dunning <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > >> It seems like a good idea, but it definitely is not impossible to work
> > >> around the lack.
> > >>
> > >
> > > And more importantly, it may be a good idea in theory, but has anyone
> > > actually used it, or foresee using it soon?
> > >
> > > It's 9 methods in a core interface.  We should make Sean proud of our
> > > willingness to kill code as much as we add it, it it's not useful! :)
> > >
> > >
> > >> Having the labels should make certain forms of cluster dumping easier,
> > but
> > >> for all the stuff I do with hashed representations, the hashing
> destroys
> > >> any utility of labels.
> > >>
> > >
> > > It *could* make it easier, but none of our current cluster dumping code
> > > actually uses it.
> > >
> > > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/MAHOUT-845
> > >
> > > Is some recent discussions around how I'd imagine this should be done
> > > in practice (and doesn't require these methods).
> > >
> > >  -jake
> > >
> >
>