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From Ted Dunning <>
Subject Re: Naive Bayes Classifier for Marketing data
Date Tue, 04 Feb 2014 09:29:29 GMT

I just worked through a similar example using the same data set but using
the logistic regression learner.

In order to use Naive bayes, you would need to convert the continuous
variables to categorical variables by binning.

On Mon, Feb 3, 2014 at 11:03 PM, mandeep singh

> Hi,
> Mahout In Action book says that naive Bayes strongly prefers text-like
> data.
> Is it possible or worth to run naive bayes classifier on the marketing
> data in the following format, also mentioned in the book:
> Data has these fields: age gender typeId colorId price discount offerTime
> purchaseDelay purchased
> Similar data formats on which I want to run naive bayes:
> Thanks.

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