I have come across a number of papers that write "naive Bays" instead of "naive Bayes". Are these different algorithms or just a popular typo?

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    $\begingroup$ If you see someone omit the "e" from Bayes' name you really have to wonder how familiar they are with Bayesian statistics (or how carefully they read their own work - and either option is a worrying sign). Anyone who has read more than a couple of books on statistics will have seen it spelled correctly many dozens of times, and if there was any doubt, one can easily search for it - the correct spelling does show up. $\endgroup$ – Glen_b -Reinstate Monica Sep 7 '16 at 2:59
  • $\begingroup$ Your link takes me to a Google search for "naive Bays" but with results for "naive Bayes"....was this intended? $\endgroup$ – Jon Nov 7 '17 at 16:54
  • $\begingroup$ @Glen_b you might say that it is a sign that bae is naive $\endgroup$ – generic_user Nov 7 '17 at 17:35

It is just a common spelling error, see this link.

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    $\begingroup$ I don't get it. It just takes you to a wikipedia page. What are you trying to show? $\endgroup$ – Jon Nov 7 '17 at 16:54
  • $\begingroup$ He's telling you to trust the way Wikipedia has it $\endgroup$ – Sotiris Kaniras Aug 6 '19 at 13:53

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