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Preventing Spam Blogs Using Content Analysis and User Behaviour Model

Mohammad Hafiz, Ismail (2007) Preventing Spam Blogs Using Content Analysis and User Behaviour Model. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Spam blog is a subset of blog which contains nothing more than stolen materials and inauthentic text designed to gain profit from various type of advertisements. Splogs have become a nuisance in the blogosphere because it pollutes search engine results and blog update servers. This paper discusses the similarity between spam blogs and email spams and the techniques used to identify them. The paper also propose the development of a prototype blog update server that implements content analysis and user behaviour model to filter splogs before they are indexed into blog search engine.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Supervisor : UNSPECIFIED
Item ID: 21
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2008 08:56
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 12:05
Department: Faculty of Information Technology
URI: https://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/21

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