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  • I'm sick of it, too, for exactly the same reasons. BN is cool now the way Neural Networks were a while ago. And people are blindly using them the same way they blindly used NNs--copying code and not knowing the limits of the technology, how to improve it, or when it's fundamentally inappropriate to be used.

    Bah! Humbug!


    • by mosch (3563) on 2002.10.15 21:20 (#13938)
      Oddly enough, not everybody who is implementing Bayesian spam filtering is doing it without an understanding of Bayes law. Surprisingly, quite a few programmers have strong math backgrounds.

      Some of us just saw the idea while in the middle of a web-mail project and decided to include Bayesian filtering as a feature.