Yasuhide Kawada

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This paper focuses on analyzing (Japanese) splogs based on various characteristics of keywords contained in them. We estimate the behavior of spammers when creating splogs from other sources by analyzing the characteristics of keywords contained in splogs. Since splogs often cause noises in word occurrence statistics in the blogosphere, we assume that we(More)
This paper studies how to reduce the amount of human supervision for identifying splogs / authentic blogs in the context of continuously updating splog data sets year by year. Following the previous works on active learning, against the task of splog / authentic blog detection, this paper empirically examines several strategies for selective sampling in(More)
This paper focuses on analyzing (Japanese) splogs based on various characteristics of keywords contained in them. We estimate the behavior of spammers when creating splogs from other sources by analyzing the characteristics of keywords contained in splogs. Since splogs often cause noises in word occurrence statistics in the blogosphere, we assume that we(More)
This paper proposes to utilize a search engine as a social sensor which is to be used for predicting market shares. More specifically, this paper studies a task of comparing rates of concerns of those who search for Web pages among several companies which supply products, given a specific products domain. In this paper, we measure concerns of those who(More)
In this paper, we address the issue of how to overview the knowledge of a given query keyword. We especially focus on concerns of those who search for Web pages with a given query keyword, and study how to efficiently overview the whole list of Web search information needs of a given query keyword. First, we collect Web search information needs of a given(More)