How do I know if training is working?

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Where/how can I see the results of training? And, how can I tweak the (existing) rules?
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M Woffenden

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M Woffenden

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... anyone????
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There are two ways to use training: thumbing up and thumbing down. If you thumb down stories, you should see a "Show Hidden Stories" button at the top of the screen. If you thumb up stories, you should see a green unread count, which you can filter for by select the Focus control at the bottom of the screen.

At any point you can verify trained facets by right-click on a feed and going to Intelligence Trainer. Trained facets are also highlighted in green/red in the Feed and Text view.
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M Woffenden

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I want to see the results of training, such as in a log, that shows me what the training is doing to my individual stories. Where can I see that?
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There is no log, you just see the training in action by reading your feeds and occasionally clicking "Show Hidden Stories" to confirm what's gone. And you can also right-click on individual stories and see the trainer there.
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M Woffenden

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Essentially it's sort of guesswork at this point. I think it should be made clearer to the end user.

Possibly the Activities pane would be the right place to log this sort of information.

Any thoughts on that?
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If every story affected but your training got an entry in the activities pane there would be nothing else it it.


  • A story that contains a string, tag or other parameter that you have thumbed down will be hidden.

  • A story that contains a string, tag or other parameter that you have thumbed up will be marked in green and show in focus mode.

  • Thumbs up takes priority over thumbs down, an item that matches both thumbs down and thumbs up rules will thus be show and marked green.


I don't see what part of it could be described as guesswork. It does exactly what you tell it using the rules you give it.
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M Woffenden

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I want to see the results of the training. This would be very helpful in debugging a training rule, and just to know it's working the way I expect it to.