The first San Francisco Apache Mahout user meeting was held on November 29th 2011 at Lucid Imagination head quarters in Redwood City.  The 3-hour session hosted 2 talks followed by networking, food and drinks.

Session topics –

  • “Using Mahout to cluster, classify and recommend, plus a demonstration of using scripts packaged with Mahout” by Grant Ingersoll from Lucidworks.
  • “How using random projection in Machine learning can benefit performance with out sacrificing quality” by Ted Dunning from MapR Technologies.