Does Bayesian poisoning exist?

2006-02-01

John Graham-Cumming

The POPFile Project, France
Editor: Helen Martin

Abstract

A common criticism of statistical spam filters (such as SpamBayes, DSPAM and POPFile) is that they can be 'poisoned' by inserting random words into spam messages. John Graham-Cumming looks at the evidence and attempts to answer the question: does Bayesian poisoning exist?


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