AntispamLab - A Tool for Realistic Evaluation of Email Spam Filters

  title={AntispamLab - A Tool for Realistic Evaluation of Email Spam Filters},
  author={Slavisa Sarafijanovic and Luis Hern{\'a}ndez and Raphael Naefen and Jean-Yves Le Boudec},
The existing tools for testing spam filters evaluate a filter instance by simply feeding it with a stream of emails, possibly also providing a feedback to the filter about the correctness of the detection. In such a scenario the evaluated filter is disconnected from the network of email servers, filters, and users, which makes the approach inappropriate for testing many of the filters that exploit some of the information about spam bulkiness, users’ actions and social relations among the users… CONTINUE READING
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