The First International Workshop on Adversarial Information Retrieval on the Web workshop, to be held at the 14th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW2005), 10-14 May 2005, Chiba, Japan, is shaping up to be a promising event. If you're thinking of attending you might want to register today; early registration rates end March 31.
A number of prominent researchers have already submitted papers to the workshop, at it looks like it's going to be a great anti-black-hat event. Read on for a full list of accepted papers.
- Blocking Blog Spam with Language Model Disagreement
Gilad Mishne, David Carmel and Ronny Lempel
- Cloaking and Redirection: A Preliminary Study
Baoning Wu and Brian D. Davison
- Pagerank Increase under Different Collusion Topologies
Ricardo Baeza-Yates, Carlos Castillo and Vincente Lopez
- SpamRank -- Fully Automatic Link Spam Detection
Andras A. Benczur, Karoly Csalogany, Tamas Sarlos and Mate Uher
- Web Spam Taxonomy
Zoltan Gyongyi and Hector Garcia-Molina
- An Analysis of Factors Used in Search Engine Ranking
Albert Bifet, Carlos Castillo, Paul-Elexadru Chirita and Ingmar Weber
- Bringing Down the House: An Analysis of Optimal Link Bombs
Sibel Adali, Tina Liu and Malik Magdon-Ismail
- Web Spam, Propaganda and Trust
Panagiotis T. Metaxas and Joseph DeStefano
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