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# Can naive Bayes be used for multi class classification?

## Can naive Bayes be used for multi class classification?

Naive Bayes is a classification algorithm for binary (two-class) and multiclass classification problems.

## How do you implement Naive Bayes classifier?

Naive Bayes classifier calculates the probability of an event in the following steps: Step 1: Calculate the prior probability for given class labels. Step 2: Find Likelihood probability with each attribute for each class. Step 3: Put these value in Bayes Formula and calculate posterior probability.

## Why naive Bayes work very well with many number of features?

Because of the class independence assumption, naive Bayes classifiers can quickly learn to use high dimensional features with limited training data compared to more sophisticated methods. This can be useful in situations where the dataset is small compared to the number of features, such as images or texts.

## Is there any limitation issue with naïve Bayes method for classification?

The main limitation of Naive Bayes is the assumption of independent predictor features. Naive Bayes implicitly assumes that all the attributes are mutually independent. In real life, it’s almost impossible that we get a set of predictors that are completely independent or one another.

## Why do we use naive Bayes classifier?

Pros: It is easy and fast to predict class of test data set. When assumption of independence holds, a Naive Bayes classifier performs better compare to other models like logistic regression and you need less training data. It perform well in case of categorical input variables compared to numerical variable(s).

## What is Bayes rule used for?

Bayes’ theorem provides a way to revise existing predictions or theories (update probabilities) given new or additional evidence. In finance, Bayes’ theorem can be used to rate the risk of lending money to potential borrowers.

## How is naive Bayes algorithm works?

The Microsoft Naive Bayes algorithm calculates the probability of every state of each input column , given each possible state of the predictable column. To understand how this works, use the Microsoft Naive Bayes Viewer in SQL Server Data Tools (as shown in the following graphic) to visually explore how the algorithm distributes states.

## What is naive Bayes?

Naive Bayes Classifier. Naive Bayes is a kind of classifier which uses the Bayes Theorem. It predicts membership probabilities for each class such as the probability that given record or data point belongs to a particular class. The class with the highest probability is considered as the most likely class.

## How do naive Bayes work?

Calculate the prior probability for given class labels

• Find Likelihood probability with each attribute for each class
• Put these values in Bayes Formula and calculate posterior probability.
• given the input belongs to the higher probability class.