Cleaning search results using term distance features

@inproceedings{Attenberg2008CleaningSR,
  title={Cleaning search results using term distance features},
  author={Josh Attenberg and Torsten Suel},
  booktitle={AIRWeb},
  year={2008}
}
The presence of Web spam in query results is one of the critical challenges facing search engines today. While search engines try to combat the impact of spam pages on their results, the incentive for spammers to use increasingly sophisticated techniques has never been higher, since the commercial success of a Web page is strongly correlated to the number of views that page receives. This paper describes a term-based technique for spam detection based on a simple new summary data structure… CONTINUE READING