Sunday, February 24, 2008

Mindreader: Proof-Of-Concept Bayesian Rails App

Mindreader does simple favorite ranking and user prediction with Bayesian statistical AI.

This is not the same thing as a naive Bayesian classifier. A naive Bayesian classifier uses Bayes' theorem to classify text. Mindreader uses Bayes to chart a user's probable favorite topics, and then predict a user's probable identity from the topics they choose.

For more info:

To grab the code:

svn checkout \ rock_paper_scissors