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From Sebastian Schelter <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Mahout for detecting fake profiles in social networks!
Date Tue, 21 Jun 2011 15:52:17 GMT
I guess it depends on what features you want to use to detect those fake 
profiles.

If you want to look at network features of the social graph there is not 
much Mahout has to offer currently. We had a patch starting a graph 
mining module recently but its only at its very beginning.

--sebastian


On 21.06.2011 17:37, Neville Agius wrote:
> I am currently searching an interesting topic for my MSc dissertation in
> Internet Systems. One interesting area is the detection of fake profiles or
> fraudulent activities in social networks. Is Mahout good for this purpose?
> And if it is can someone enlighten me with a good place/area to start with
> since I am new to Mahout. Thanks.Neville
>


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