Dec 27, 2019 in Data Science
Q: What is ‘Naive’ in a Naive Bayes?

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Dec 27, 2019

The Naive Bayes Algorithm is based on the Bayes Theorem. Bayes’ theorem describes the probability of an event, based on prior knowledge of conditions that might be related to the event.

The Algorithm is ‘naive’ because it makes assumptions that may or may not turn out to be correct.

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