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From JAGANADH G <jagana...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Querry regarding use of classifier in Mahout
Date Mon, 18 Oct 2010 19:19:46 GMT
On 10/19/10, Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com> wrote:
> Remember it is on the training data!
>
> Naive Bayes classifiers have the property that they overfit massively but
> still give good results on held out data.  Thus,
> when tested on the same data that they trained with, they demonstrate
> results that are unrealistically good.
>
> This is still an important thing to look at.  It just isn't really 200 times
> lower error rate than any other result ever reported on this dataset.
>

One of my student did a rough test on the same data with MALLET . It
is giving somewhat near result . That is what he told. Once again I
will recheck and compare the results .
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JAGANADH G
http://jaganadhg.freeflux.net/blog

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