[development] Scratching an itch:Machine Learning
vlado at dikini.net
Tue Dec 6 16:59:22 UTC 2005
> > In order to get any sort of AI and / or learning system in, we need:
> > * external libraries, PHP is Just Not Ready for this. (performance, memory,
> > and library wise)
Depends, php is perfectly feasible for a lot of AI tasks - look at the spam.module.
It is a classifier. It performs reasonably well.
It is a challenge as well. Depends. From some of the evaluations I've
done some time ago, it is perfectly reasonable to expect a php system
to be used for user profiling and generating adaptive websites. Learning
algorithms are not nessesarily heavy.
> Hmm. If not PHP, then were is the logic? I'm most familiar with the Weka
Have a look at triana http://www.trianacode.org , you can get a web
services environment wrapping the weka classes with that. And the guys
are experimenting a lot with it. But it is heavy. It is not for Joe X.
There is orange as well:
And I agree with your logic. There is place for such things in a system
like Drupal. That is power on your fingertips.
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