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Spark Naive Bayes Learner (MLlib)

KNIME Extension for Apache Spark core infrastructure version 4.3.1.v202101261633 by KNIME AG, Zurich, Switzerland

This node applies the Apache Spark Naive Bayes algorithm. It outputs the original data and the Naive Bayes predictions for the result preview as well as the learned model for later application.

Please note that all data must be numeric, including the label column. Use the Spark Category To Number nodes to convert nominal values to numeric columns. The mapping dictionary of the converter node is the input of second in port of this node.

Use the Spark Predictor node to apply the learned model to unseen data.


Additive smoothing parameter between 0 and 1.
Feature Columns
The feature columns to learn the model from. Supports only numeric columns.
Class column
The classification column. Must be numeric.

Input Ports

Input Spark DataFrame/RDD

Output Ports

Spark MLlib Naive Bayes Model

Best Friends (Incoming)

Best Friends (Outgoing)


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