[spambayes-dev] A spectacular false positive

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Wed Nov 26 09:10:10 EST 2003

On Tue, 2003-11-25 at 22:03, Tim Peters wrote:

> If you can define what "greatest effect on the scores of the other unsure
> messages" means, exactly, then it should be easy to automate that decision
> (for each unsure:  train on it, score all the other unsures, compute "the
> effect" on their scores (whatever that means to you), untrain it; then pick
> the one with the greatest whatever-it-is you measured).

Sounds like a genetic algorithm.  The trick is deciding what it is you
want to maximize.


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