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AFSecurity Seminar: Spam Filtering

Date: Thursday 11 June 2009

Location: UNIK, Kjeller


12:30h Welcome

12:40h Talk

TITLE: Spam Filter Analysis with Signal Detection Theory

ABSTRACT: From the perspective of spam filtering, a spam message is a signal that needs to be detected. Signal Detection Theory (STD) provides a method for analysing the optimality of spam filters. This talk discusses how STD can be applied.


13:10h Discussion

13:40h Talk

TITLE: Applying Reputation Systems in Spam Filtlering

ABSTRACT: An IP address can be considered as a SP for sending email, where sending ham (genuine email) represents good quality service, and sending spam represents bad quality service. A reputation system can be an effective tool for filtering out spam, and this method is being applied in commercial systems.

SPEAKER: Audun Jøsang, UNIK.

14:00h Discussion

14:15h End