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Qing Zhang, Thomas Ristenpart, Stefan Savage, Geoffrey M. Voelker
2011 Proceedings of the 2011 Joint WICOW/AIRWeb Workshop on Web Quality - WebQuality '11  
In each case, we characterize click traffic directed to the sites using a variety of metrics, including timing properties, access patterns on the site, network properties of the hosts accessing the site  ...  In this paper, we evaluate the quality of purchased click traffic from a range of such traffic providers.  ...  However, when evaluating traffic from these bulk vendors in isolation, the masking reveals itself as incomplete. WebQuality '11, March 28, 2011 Hyderabad, India.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1964114.1964119 fatcat:7rjbpbi7gvhrtaf37lgbtmf2a4

Characterizing the uncertainty of web data

Lorenzo Blanco, Valter Crescenzi, Paolo Merialdo, Paolo Papotti
2011 Proceedings of the 2011 Joint WICOW/AIRWeb Workshop on Web Quality - WebQuality '11  
The paper illustrates state-of-the-art Bayesan models to evaluate the quality of data extracted from the Web and reports the results of an extensive application of the models on real life web data.  ...  Characterizing the uncertainty of web data represents an important issue and several models have been recently proposed in the literature.  ...  Figure 1 : 1 WebQuality '11, March 28, 2011 Hyderabad, India. Copyright 2011 ACM 978-1-4503-0706-2 ...$5.00.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1964114.1964116 fatcat:t42bcm7lhvfg7n5uxdbz3odeja

Spam detection in online classified advertisements

Hung Tran, Thomas Hornbeck, Viet Ha-Thuc, James Cremer, Padmini Srinivasan
2011 Proceedings of the 2011 Joint WICOW/AIRWeb Workshop on Web Quality - WebQuality '11  
However, previous approaches for Web spam detection in other domains do not work well in the advertisement domain.  ...  Our experiments on a dataset derived from Craigslist advertisements demonstrate the effectiveness of our approach.  ...  One method to improve detection quality is to combine content-based features with other features, such as linkbased ones [9, 2, 1, 21] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/1964114.1964122 fatcat:i6vlxrmu3vfpra3wsx6gghtoma

Improving malicious URL re-evaluation scheduling through an empirical study of malware download centers

Kyle Zeeuwen, Matei Ripeanu, Konstantin Beznosov
2011 Proceedings of the 2011 Joint WICOW/AIRWeb Workshop on Web Quality - WebQuality '11  
The requests are distributed across two pools of IPs, one exhibiting high volume research behaviour and another exhibiting semi-random, low volume behaviour.  ...  client, sites that periodically update the binary with periods ranging from one hour to 84 days, and server-side polymorphic sites, that deliver new binaries for each HTTP request.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to thank SophosLabs for the data feeds and expertise, PlanetLabs for the use of their infrastructure, and the anonymous reviewers of the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1964114.1964123 fatcat:cr2p4u6v3fdzva2vbzkow7mtpe

Measuring the quality of web content using factual information

Elisabeth Lex, Michael Voelske, Marcelo Errecalde, Edgardo Ferretti, Leticia Cagnina, Christopher Horn, Benno Stein, Michael Granitzer
2012 Proceedings of the 2nd Joint WICOW/AIRWeb Workshop on Web Quality - WebQuality '12  
Nowadays, many decisions are based on information found in the Web.  ...  With factual density we present a simple statistical quality measure that is based on facts extracted from Web content using Open Information Extraction.  ...  We expect these to unlock several new information quality dimensions, such as generality/specificity and consistency. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS  ... 
doi:10.1145/2184305.2184308 fatcat:w7ojejpfbnctffvmjwcmrcnqse

Detecting collective attention spam

Kyumin Lee, James Caverlee, Krishna Y. Kamath, Zhiyuan Cheng
2012 Proceedings of the 2nd Joint WICOW/AIRWeb Workshop on Web Quality - WebQuality '12  
a classifier based on the first moments of a bursting phenomenon.  ...  Compared to many existing spam types, collective attention spam relies on the users themselves to seek out the content -like breaking news, viral videos, and popular memes -where the spam will be encountered  ...  Popular memes on sites like Reddit and 4chan have attracted huge audiences and have subsequently propagated throughout the web.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2184305.2184316 fatcat:5gnjc7emdzhydpb7l7qfntq4zm

Hacktivism and distributed hashtag spoiling on Twitter: Tales of the #IranTalks

Mahdi M. Najafabadi, Robert J. Domanski
2018 First Monday  
We populated a list of the spammers' accounts and extracted their one-on-one friendship relationship (following/followed by).  ...  The landmark Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was the final agreement of a series of tense nuclear negotiations between Iran and EU3+3 countries that started from September 2013, after which  ...  “Detecting collective attention spam,” WebQuality ’12: Proceedings of the Second Joint WICOW/AIRWeb Workshop on Web Quality , pp. 48–55. doi: https://doi.org/10.1145/2184305.2184316, accessed 16 March  ... 
doi:10.5210/fm.v23i4.8378 fatcat:mhpxifu2g5hlnfcw7afgryleqe

Discovering entities' behavior through mining Twitter

Hung Tran, Hung Tran, Hung Tran, Alberto Juan, Pablo Hourcade, James Cremer, Chao Yang, Yelena Mejova, Sanmitra Bhattacharya, Viet Ha, Christo-
2012 Computer Sciences Commons Recommended Citation Tran, Hung Viet   unpublished
One would not be able to reach the goals without helps and supports along the way from others. There are many people I would like to thank for helping me make this happen.  ...  In the first work, we seek to understand the Twitter-based stakeholder communication strategies of firms.  ...  Our work was accepted to be published in Proceedings of the 2011 Joint WICOW/AIRWeb Workshop on Web Quality (WebQuality '11) in conjunction with the 20th International World Wide Web Conference in Hyderabad  ... 
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