ARNet: SpamBayes Knows Spam
Mar 12, 2007, 19:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jon Udell)
"Thomas Bayes, a Presbyterian minister and mathematician born
just over 300 years ago, would be shocked to see most of the email
messages that bid for our attention nowadays. He would be thrilled
to know, however, that his statistical inference theorem has
inspired a potent counterattack. An open source project called
SpamBayes has emerged as a powerful weapon in the war on spam.
There are a few different implementations of SpamBayes.
"I'll focus here on an Outlook add-in, written by renowned
Python hacker Mark Hammond..."