In this article will we first look at some of the existing methods to identify an email as a spam? We look at the pros and cons of the existing methods and what are the current challenges in this domain. This article also needs a special mention to Paul Graham, for his wok in this field and putting up perhaps the most comprehensive tutorials in this domain on his homepage.
I am sure that each one of us has faced this problem of spamming. Every morning when I open my inbox I spend most of the time either deleting the junk emails or reporting them as spam.
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