## Naive (Bayes) at Forty: The Independence Assumption in Information Retrieval (1998)

by
David D. Lewis

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### BibTeX

@INPROCEEDINGS{Lewis98naive(bayes),

author = {David D. Lewis},

title = {Naive (Bayes) at Forty: The Independence Assumption in Information Retrieval},

booktitle = {},

year = {1998},

pages = {4--15},

publisher = {Springer Verlag}

}

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### Abstract

The naive Bayes classifier, currently experiencing a renaissance in machine learning, has long been a core technique in information retrieval. We review some of the variations of naive Bayes models used for text retrieval and classification, focusing on the distributional assump- tions made about word occurrences in documents.