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Announcement: Lucene-NL Mahout meetup with Isabel Drost – Feb 7

January 13th, 2011 by

On february 7th, the Dutch Lucene user group meeting, Lucene-NL, organizes a meetup on the topic of scalable machine learning using Apache Mahout. Isabel Drost, Mahout PMC and co-founder will visit us from Berlin and give a talk on Mahout classification. Frank Scholten from JTeam will introduce Mahout clustering. Curious about Mahout, Hadoop, MapReduce and scalable data? Join us at the meetup to learn and discuss these exciting technologies!

Attendance is free, but registration is required. Read on for details.

About the meetup

The Lucene User Group organizes  meetups where software developers, architects and other interested people join to discuss Lucene, Solr, search and related issues. During each meetup, one of our members gives a presentation. The next meetup will be about scalable data analysis with Mahout and Hadoop. These two project, originally started as subprojects under the Lucene umbrella are used more and more to provide recommendations, clustering, classification of items in large data sets.

Time and location

Date: 7th February 2011

Time: 18:00
Frederiksplein 1
1017XK Amsterdam
The Netherlands

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You are welcome from 17:30. We will start with some food, which is expected at 18:00. The presentation starts after dinner.


You can confirm your presence by signing up here.

If you want to keep updated about other Lucene-NL meetings, make sure you register on our website: as well.

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