Smile v2.0.0-RC2 Release Notes

Release Date: 2019-11-13 // 4 days ago
  • Smile has been fully rewritten with more than 100,000 lines change.

    • Fully redesigned API. It is leaner, simpler and even more friendly.
    • Faster implementation and memory optimization. Many algorithms are fully reimplemented. RandomForest is 8X faster than XGBoost on large benchmark data (10MM samples).
    • 🆕 New parallelism mechanism
    • All new DataFrame and Formula
    • 🆕 New algorithms such as ICA, error reduction prune, quantile loss, TWCNB, etc.
    • 👌 Support arbitrary class labels.
    • ✨ Enhancement and harden numeric computations.
    • 👌 Support Parquet, SAS, Arrow, Avro, etc.
    • 🐛 Bug fixes.

Previous changes from v2.0.0-RC1

    • All new DataFrame and Formula
    • 👌 Support Parquet, SAS, Arrow, Avro, etc.
    • 🐎 Performance and memory optimization

    Smile has been fully rewritten with more than 100,000 lines change. Therefore, the API is not compatible with v1.