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ISICT
2003
8 years 9 months ago
Spam filters: bayes vs. chi-squared; letters vs. words
We compare two statistical methods for identifying spam or junk electronic mail. Spam filters are classifiers which determine whether an email is junk or not. The proliferation ...
Cormac O'Brien, Carl Vogel
CEAS
2005
Springer
9 years 1 months ago
Spam Deobfuscation using a Hidden Markov Model
To circumvent spam filters, many spammers attempt to obfuscate their emails by deliberately misspelling words or introducing other errors into the text. For example viagra may be...
Honglak Lee, Andrew Y. Ng
SIGIR
2006
ACM
9 years 2 months ago
On-line spam filter fusion
We show that a set of independently developed spam filters may be combined in simple ways to provide substantially better filtering than any of the individual filters. The resu...
Thomas R. Lynam, Gordon V. Cormack, David R. Cheri...
CIKM
2007
Springer
9 years 2 months ago
Spam filtering for short messages
We consider the problem of content-based spam filtering for short text messages that arise in three contexts: mobile (SMS) communication, blog comments, and email summary informa...
Gordon V. Cormack, José María G&oacu...
SIGIR
2009
ACM
9 years 2 months ago
Spam filter evaluation with imprecise ground truth
When trained and evaluated on accurately labeled datasets, online email spam filters are remarkably effective, achieving error rates an order of magnitude better than classifie...
Gordon V. Cormack, Aleksander Kolcz
WWW
2010
ACM
9 years 3 months ago
Identifying spam link generators for monitoring emerging web spam
In this paper, we address the question of how we can identify hosts that will generate links to web spam. Detecting such spam link generators is important because almost all new s...
Young-joo Chung, Masashi Toyoda, Masaru Kitsuregaw...
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