[Spambayes] Re: suggestions for training and filtering?

Seth Goodman nobody at spamcop.net
Wed Dec 3 12:37:31 EST 2003

> Jacob Farmer <jacob-spambayes-list at statisticalanomaly.com> writes:
> > David,
> >
> > This has come up before, and I think the general solution is to get
> > your Spam:Ham ratio to about 1:1.  My guess is your's is way off.
> >
> > I get nearly perfect results with about 600 of each, and I haven't
> > trained since.
> Which ones are you discarding?  All that are classified as Spam?
> --
> Dave Abrahams

He says he isn't training at all anymore.  My question for Jacob is what was
the initial size of his training set and what were his criteria for training
before he reached his present state?

Seth Goodman

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