A really working tutorial on “How to use Mahout recommendation”
Apache Mahout is an open source library which implements several scalable machine learning algorithms. They can be used among other things to categorize data, group items by cluster, and to implement a recommendation engine.
In this tutorial we will run the Mahout recommendation engine on a data set of movie ratings and show the movie recommendations for each user.
For more details on the recommendation algorithm, you can look at the tutorial from Jee Vang.
- Java (to run hadoop)
- Hadoop (used by Mahout)
- Python (use to show the result)
In this section, we are going to describe how to quickly install and configure hadoop on a single machine.
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