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Topic: Probabilities always >= 0 and <= 1?
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Re: Probabilities always >= 0 and <= 1?
Posted: May 8, 2012 2:18 PM
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> But this is incredibly unlikely in your problem, as both "naughty" and
> "money" appear only the documents which are spam. Hence it is most
> likely that:

Well, I am sorry, but this is the way the problem is defined, "naughty" and "money" appear only the documents which are spam.

It might be unlikely in a real life scenario, but that should not make the formula 'wrong'.

With the problem I gave, the Naive Bayes formula returns a probability of 2.



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