Young-joo Chung

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In this paper, we study the overall link-based spam structure and its evolution which would be helpful for the development of robust analysis tools and research for Web spamming as a social activity in the cyber space. First, we use strongly connected component (SCC) decomposition to separate many link farms from the largest SCC, so called the core. We show(More)
In this paper, we address the question of how we can identify hosts that will generate links to web spam. Detecting such spam link generators is important because almost all new spam links are created by them. By monitoring spam link generators, we can quickly find emerging web spam that can be used for updating existing spam filters. In order to classify(More)
Rakuten recipe is a recipe site where users can submit their recipes and share with the others. Since recipe contents are generated by users, they usually contain many misspellings, abbreviations, synonyms, hypernyms and hyponyms. Identifying and normalizing these words is essential to retrieve relevant recipes to user's request. In this paper, we introduce(More)
We introduce an approach to recommending short-lived dynamic packages for golf booking services. Two challenges are addressed in this work. The first is the short life of the items, which puts the system in a state of a permanent cold start. The second is the uninformative nature of the package attributes, which makes clustering or figuring latent packages(More)
In this paper, we propose a method for finding web sites whose links are hijacked by web spammers. A hijacked site is a trustworthy site that points to untrustworthy sites. To detect hijacked sites, we evaluate the trustworthiness of web sites, and examine how trustworthy sites are hijacked by untrustworthy sites in their out-neighbors. The trustworthiness(More)
What can a business say to attract customers? E-commerce vendors frequently sell the same items but use different marketing strategies to present their goods. Understanding consumer responses to this heterogeneous landscape of information is important both as business intelligence and, more broadly, a window into consumer attitudes. When studying consumer(More)
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