Is bogofilter Bayesian?
Boris 'pi' Piwinger
3.14 at logic.univie.ac.at
Tue Feb 10 08:33:39 EST 2004
Greg Louis wrote:
>> Very interesting here is what Liudvikas Bukys added about
>> which maybe gives a theoretical background for what I found
>> just by trying and from very unscientific ideas.
> This wouldn't be worth replying to (it was discussed several months
> ago) but that people have short memories.
I must have missed that.
> Adaboost and related
> techniques will very effectively train for recognition of a member of a
> population, at the expense of capability to recognize something
> _similar_ to the members of a population.
Maybe you have something here where to point at for further
reading. Maybe you can add a comment to Gary's page.
> Whether a particular
> training method proves effective or overspecific needs to be determined
Right. Have you seen an implementation of Adaboost for spam
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