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From Neville Agius <nag...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Mahout for detecting fake profiles in social networks!
Date Tue, 21 Jun 2011 17:01:31 GMT
Thanks Ted I will definately take your suggestion.

On 21 June 2011 17:58, Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com> wrote:

> Once you have those features, however, you should be good to go.
>
> See Sara Javanmardi's work on wikipedia vandalism detection for some
> interesting work in this regard (not necessarily
> mahout-ish).  Her page is at http://www.ics.uci.edu/~sjavanma/
>
> On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 8:52 AM, Sebastian Schelter <ssc@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
> > I guess it depends on what features you want to use to detect those fake
> > profiles.
> >
> > If you want to look at network features of the social graph there is not
> > much Mahout has to offer currently. We had a patch starting a graph
> mining
> > module recently but its only at its very beginning.
> >
> > --sebastian
> >
> >
> >
> > On 21.06.2011 17:37, Neville Agius wrote:
> >
> >> I am currently searching an interesting topic for my MSc dissertation in
> >> Internet Systems. One interesting area is the detection of fake profiles
> >> or
> >> fraudulent activities in social networks. Is Mahout good for this
> purpose?
> >> And if it is can someone enlighten me with a good place/area to start
> with
> >> since I am new to Mahout. Thanks.Neville
> >>
> >>
> >
>

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