Reply to post: Re: Accuracy

Talk in Trump's tweets tells whether tale is true: Code can mostly spot Prez lies from wording

bombastic bob Silver badge

Re: Accuracy

think of it this way: 70% accuracy, and 30% of the tweets were deemed "untrue".

If the statistics are correct, then the 30% "untrue" on a list of 100 perfectly truthful tweets would be "about right" for an algorithm that is 70% accurate.

Just doing the maths...

(and yes, I _DID_ imply that 100% of Trump's tweets are true, just to poke the hornets' nests)

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