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NAME

Mail::SpamAssassin::Plugin::Bayes - determine spammishness using a Bayesian classifier

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DESCRIPTION

This is a Bayesian-style probabilistic classifier, using an algorithm based on the one detailed in Paul Graham’s A Plan For Spam paper at:



  http://www.paulgraham.com/spam.html



It also incorporates some other aspects taken from Graham Robinson’s webpage on the subject at:



  http://radio.weblogs.com/0101454/stories/2002/09/16/spamDetection.html



And the chi-square probability combiner as described here:



  http://www.linuxjournal.com/print.php?sid=6467



The results are incorporated into SpamAssassin as the BAYES_* rules.

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perl v5.8.8 Mail::SpamAssassin::Plugin::Bayes (3) 2010-03-16
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