Link spam detection based on genetic programming

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@InProceedings{Niu:2010:ICNC,
  author =       "Xiaofei Niu and Shengen Li and Xuedong Niu and 
                 Ning Yuan and Cuiling Zhu",
  title =        "Link spam detection based on genetic programming",
  booktitle =    "Sixth International Conference on Natural Computation
                 (ICNC 2010)",
  year =         "2010",
  month =        aug,
  volume =       "7",
  pages =        "3359--3363",
  abstract =     "Link spam refers to unfairly gaining a high ranking on
                 search engines for a web page by means of trickily
                 manipulating the link graph to confuse the hyper-link
                 structure analysis algorithms. It seriously affects the
                 quality of the search engine query results. Detecting
                 link spam has become a big challenge for web search.
                 This paper proposes to learn a discriminant function to
                 detect link spam by genetic programming. In this
                 article, the representation of individuals, the genetic
                 operators and the fitness function are studied. The
                 experiments on WEBSPAM-UK2006 are carried out to find
                 the preferable parameters and evaluate the validity of
                 genetic programming. The experimental results show that
                 this method can improve spam classification recall by
                 27.5percent, F-measure by 12.1percent and accuracy by
                 4.6percent compared with SVM.",
  keywords =     "genetic algorithms, genetic programming,
                 WEBSPAM-UK2006, Web page, Web search, discriminant
                 function, fitness function, hyper-link structure
                 analysis algorithms, link graph manipulation, link spam
                 detection, search engine query, spam classification,
                 query processing, search engines, unsolicited e-mail",
  DOI =          "doi:10.1109/ICNC.2010.5583657",
  notes =        "Also known as \cite{5583657}",
}

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