Identifying Correlated Bots in Twitter

  title={Identifying Correlated Bots in Twitter},
  author={Nikan Chavoshi and Hossein Hamooni and Abdullah Mueen},
We develop a technique to identify abnormally correlated user accounts in Twitter, which are very unlikely to be human operated. This new approach of bot detection considers cross-correlating user activities and requires no labeled data, as opposed to existing bot detection techniques that consider users independently, and require large amount of recently labeled data. Our system uses a lag-sensitive hashing technique and a warping-invariant correlation measure to quickly organize the user… CONTINUE READING

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