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Introducing the Webb Spam Corpus: Using Email Spam to Identify Web Spam Automatically

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Introducing the Webb Spam Corpus: Using Email Spam to Identify Web Spam Automatically
Just as email spam has negatively impacted the user messaging experience, the rise of Web spam is threatening to severely degrade the quality of information on the World Wide Web. Fundamentally, Web spam is designed to pollute search engines and corrupt the user experience by driving traffic to particular spammed Web pages, regardless of the merits of those pages. In this paper, we identify an interesting link between email spam and Web spam, and we use this link to propose a novel technique for extracting large Web spam samples from the Web. Then, we present the Webb Spam Corpus
Steve Webb, James Caverlee, Calton Pu
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Type Conference
Year 2006
Where CEAS
Authors Steve Webb, James Caverlee, Calton Pu
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