This book wouldn’t be here without the efforts of many people. The authors gratefully acknowledge some of the many here, in no particular order.
- The researchers who have published key papers in the field of machine learning, elaborated on in appendix C
- Mahout users who have spent their time trying beta software, finding and fixing bugs, and providing patches and even suggestions
- Mahout committers, who have dedicated their time to growing, improving, and promoting Mahout
- Manning Publications, which has invested considerable time and effort in bringing this book to market—particularly Katharine Osborne, Karen Tegtmeyer, Jeff Bleiel, Andy Carroll, Melody Dolab, and Dottie Marsico who have been closely involved in creating ...