BlogForever: D2.5 Weblog Spam Filtering Report and Associated Methodology

Kim, Y. , Ross, S. , Banos, V., Kopidaki, S., Stepanyan, K., Rynning, M. and Kasioumis, N. (2013) BlogForever: D2.5 Weblog Spam Filtering Report and Associated Methodology. Project Report. BlogForever.

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This report is written as a first attempt to define the BlogForever spam detection strategy. It comprises a survey of weblog spam technology and approaches to their detection. While the report was written to help identify possible approaches to spam detection as a component within the BlogForver software, the discussion has been extended to include observations related to the historical, social and practical value of spam, and proposals of other ways of dealing with spam within the repository without necessarily removing them. It contains a general overview of spam types, ready-made anti-spam APIs available for weblogs, possible methods that have been suggested for preventing the introduction of spam into a blog, and research related to spam focusing on those that appear in the weblog context, concluding in a proposal for a spam detection workflow that might form the basis for the spam detection component of the BlogForever software.

Item Type:Research Reports or Papers (Project Report)
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Kim, Dr Yunhyong and Ross, Professor Seamus
Authors: Kim, Y., Ross, S., Banos, V., Kopidaki, S., Stepanyan, K., Rynning, M., and Kasioumis, N.
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > Information Studies
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2013 The Authors
Publisher Policy:Reproduced under a Creative Commons License

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
559231BlogForeverSeamus RossEuropean Commission (EC)BlogForeverHU - INFORMATION STUDIES