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  • Spark GraphX in Action Book Review and Interview

    by Srini Penchikala on  Sep 12, 2016

    “Spark GraphX in Action” book from Manning Publications, authored by Michael Malak and Robin East, provides a tutorial based coverage of Spark GraphX, the graph data processing library from Apache Spark framework. InfoQ spoke with authors about the book and Spark GraphX library as well as overall Spark framework and what's coming up in the area of graph data processing and analytics.

  • Grokking Algorithms Review and Author Q&A

    by Sergio De Simone on  Jul 14, 2016

    Manning’s Grokking Algorithms, written by Aditya Y. Bhargava, takes a novel approach to introducing such complex matters as data structures, algorithms, and complexity. Himself a visual learner, Bhargava explains he attempted to leverage the powerful expressiveness of illustration to make it easier to grasp topics that could be otherwise impenetrable for some.

  • Beyond Data Mining

    by Tim Menzies on  Dec 06, 2013

    In this article, author talks about the need for a change in the predictive modeling community’s focus and compares the four types of data mining: algorithm mining, landscape mining, decision mining, and discussion mining.

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