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MADlib Read Me
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MADlib is an open-source library for scalable in-database analytics.
It provides data-parallel implementations of mathematical, statistical
and machine learning methods for structured and unstructured data.
See the project web site located at http://madlib.incubator.apache.org/ for links to the latest
binary and source packages.
For installation and contribution guides, please see the MADlib wiki at
https://github.com/madlib/madlib/wiki.
The latest documentation of MADlib modules can be found at http://madlib.incubator.apache.org/docs
or can be accessed directly from the MADlib installation directory by opening
doc/user/html/index.html.
Changes between MADlib versions are described in the ReleaseNotes.txt file.
MADlib incorporates material from the following third-party components:
- argparse 1.2.1 "provides an easy, declarative interface for creating command
line tools"
http://code.google.com/p/argparse/
- Boost 1.47.0 (or newer) "provides peer-reviewed portable C++ source
libraries"
http://www.boost.org/
- doxypy 0.4.2 "is an input filter for Doxygen"
http://code.foosel.org/doxypy
- Eigen 3.2.2 "is a C++ template library for linear algebra"
http://eigen.tuxfamily.org/index.php?title=Main_Page
- PyYAML 3.10 "is a YAML parser and emitter for Python"
http://pyyaml.org/wiki/PyYAML
License information regarding MADlib and included third-party libraries can be
found inside the 'licenses' directory.
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The following list of functions have been deprecated and will be removed on
upgrading to the next major version:
- All overloaded functions 'cox_prop_hazards' and 'cox_prop_hazards_regr'.
- All overloaded functions 'mlogregr'.
- Overloaded forms of function 'robust_variance_mlogregr' that accept
individual optimizer parameters (max_iter, optimizer, tolerance). These
parameters have been replaced with a single optimizer parameter.
- Overloaded forms of function 'clusterd_variance_mlogregr' that accept
individual optimizer parameters (max_iter, optimizer, tolerance). These
parameters have been replaced with a single optimizer parameter.
- Overloaded forms of function 'margins_mlogregr' that accept
individual optimizer parameters (max_iter, optimizer, tolerance). These
parameters have been replaced with a single optimizer parameter.
- All overloaded functions 'margins_logregr'.