Bayesian filters: your key to less spam?


BBC News is carrying a good overview article on filtering using Bayesian filters to attempt to figure out what messages in your inbox are indeed spam.

If you are interested in trying it out (only for the technically saavy), you can take a look at CRM114, a SourceForge project for a filtering program that will use a number of techniques (among them Bayesian filtering) to find items that match a pattern.