WEKA−Experiences with a Java Open-Source Project

Remco R. Bouckaert, Eibe Frank, Mark A. Hall, Geoffrey Holmes, Bernhard Pfahringer, Peter Reutemann, Ian H. Witten.

Year: 2010, Volume: 11, Issue: 87, Pages: 2533−2541


WEKA is a popular machine learning workbench with a development life of nearly two decades. This article provides an overview of the factors that we believe to be important to its success. Rather than focussing on the software's functionality, we review aspects of project management and historical development decisions that likely had an impact on the uptake of the project.