[Spambayes] incremental training strategies
Mon Oct 28 16:44:05 2002
Skip Montanaro wrote:
> I am now running hammie.py from my procmailrc file, but not yet doing any
> filtering based on the results. I trained it on my current setup (7000
> hams, 5000 spams). Should I:
> * train it on every message which passes through my inbox
> * only train it on messages which it incorrectly classifies
> * some other scheme
> ? Or is that not yet known?
I've trained twice since I started using "neilfilter.py" two months ago.
One of those times it was because I updated the classifer and tokenizer
code. I don't see the benefit of elaborate incremental updates.