Title: Weighted-based multiple classifier and F-GSO algorithm for email spam classification

Authors: Dhanaraj Karthika Renuka; P. Visalakshi

Addresses: Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India ' Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Abstract: In this paper, an efficient spam classification technique is proposed using weighted-based multiple classifier and F-GSO algorithm. At first, input data is given to the feature selection to select the suitable feature for spam classification. Here, firefly and GSO algorithm is effectively hybridised to select the suitable features. Once the best feature is identified through hybrid algorithm, the spam classification is done using the weighted-based multiple classifiers. Here, three categories of classifiers like, rule classifier, lazy classifier and learning classifiers is combined using weight rule. These three classifiers have their own advantages and disadvantages so the hybridisation of classifiers leads to provide overall improvements by rectifying their disadvantages by other algorithms and retaining their advantages. Accordingly, decision tree (rule), lazy classifier (naïve Bayes) and neural network classifier (learning) are combined using voting-based weighted rule. Our experiment result shows the proposed systems have outperformed by having better accuracy value of 98.83%.

Keywords: FGSO; decision tree; lazy classifier and neural network classifier; email spam.

DOI: 10.1504/IJBIDM.2017.085092

International Journal of Business Intelligence and Data Mining, 2017 Vol.12 No.3, pp.274 - 298

Available online: 10 Jul 2017

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