[Spambayes] Why Improve Bayesian

Christopher Jastram cej at intech.com
Mon Feb 9 03:12:07 EST 2004

Tim Stone wrote:

> On Sun, 8 Feb 2004 16:34:20 -0800 (PST), dont bother 
> <dontbotherworld at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Hey heres is quick question for you guys,
>> I always wonder whats the need for inventing new
>> techniques when most of the bayesian filters are
>> giving accuracy >99.7%?
>> Is that in time these bayesian techniques or method
>> will become less effective?
>> Thanks
>> Dont
> I hope the drivers that pass me on the road going the opposite 
> direction are a LOT better than 99.7% accurate...  if you think about 
> it, 99.7% ain't all that good...
Har har.  Fortunately, the driver pool isn't made of random data (!).

Although, sometimes I'm not sure, driving around Providence, RI.

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