-Re: Forecasting in Mahout
Paritosh Ranjan 2012-05-23, 06:57
Please correct me if I am wrong.
I see Logistic Regression and Locally Weighted Linear Regression on the
algorithms page. Can't they be used for predicting the value of
On 23-05-2012 12:20, Ted Dunning wrote:
> Counts as machine learning to me!
> On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 12:57 AM, Jason Xin<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> A 'regular' regression may not qualify as machine-learning, although
>> machines definitely can learn regular regression. If data set is too large,
>> your R may crash. That is, most of R programs today.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Ted Dunning [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
>> Sent: Tuesday, May 22, 2012 7:34 PM
>> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
>> Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
>> Subject: Re: Forecasting in Mahout
>> That is a regression, not a classifier. There are no good regression in
>> Mahout just now.
>> How large is your data? Is R not an option?
>> On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 10:31 AM, ParvathyPillai
>> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
>>> I am currently working on a project which deals with demand
>>> forecasting and machine learning on Hadoop. I came across Mahout when
>> researching for this.
>>> From the various tutorials and 'Mahout in Action' book, I came to
>>> understand that classification algorithms on Mahout though allow the
>>> use of continuous predictor variables, needs the target variables to
>>> be categorical. Is it possible to apply these classification
>>> algorithms for predicting the values of continuous variables,
>>> essentially like demand? If so, how?
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