A Survey on Challenges and Opportunistic Spotting Fake Reviewer Groups in Consumer Reviews

Authors(2) :-P. Mrudula, B. Sankara Babu

Online customer reviews for both products and merchants have greatly affected others decision making in purchase. Considering the easily accessibility of the reviews and the significant impacts to the retailers, there is an increasing incentive to manipulate the reviews, mostly profit driven. Without proper protection, group spam reviews will cause gradual loss of credibility of the reviews and corrupt the entire online review systems eventually. Therefore, review spam detection is considered as the first step towards securing the online review systems. In this paper, aim to overview existing detection approaches in a systematic way, define key research issues, and articulate future research challenges and opportunities for group review spam detection.

Authors and Affiliations

P. Mrudula
CSE, Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
B. Sankara Babu
Professor, CSE, Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Review Spam, Review Spammer, Spam Behavior.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 1 | January-February 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-02-28
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 71-76
Manuscript Number : CSEIT183113
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

ISSN : 2456-3307

Cite This Article :

P. Mrudula, B. Sankara Babu, "A Survey on Challenges and Opportunistic Spotting Fake Reviewer Groups in Consumer Reviews", International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology (IJSRCSEIT), ISSN : 2456-3307, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp.71-76, January-February-2018.
Journal URL : http://ijsrcseit.com/CSEIT183113

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