## Classification using Hierarchical Naïve Bayes models (2002)

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Venue: | Machine Learning 2006 |

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@INPROCEEDINGS{Langseth02classificationusing,

author = {Helge Langseth and Thomas D. Nielsen},

title = {Classification using Hierarchical Naïve Bayes models},

booktitle = {Machine Learning 2006},

year = {2002},

pages = {63--135}

}

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### Abstract

Classification problems have a long history in the machine learning literature. One of the simplest, and yet most consistently well performing set of classifiers is the Nave Bayes models. However, an inherent problem with these classifiers is the assumption that all attributes used to describe an instance are conditionally independent given the class of that instance. When this assumption is violated (which is often the case in practice) it can reduce classification accuracy due to "information double-counting" and interaction omission.