The Fifth Elephant 2015

A conference on data, machine learning, and distributed and parallel computing

Mohit Kumar

Mohit Kumar


Reviews and Ratings Spam Detection

Submitted Jun 16, 2015

The audience will be able to walk away with a summary view of the state-of-the-art techniques in reviews and rating spam detection and their application at Flipkart.


Reviews and ratings are a critical input into decision making across various domains for eg, restaurants reviews in Zomato/Yelp, product/seller reviews in E-Commerce. Due to their importance in decision making, reviews/ratings are targeted by spammers for promoting or demoting certain products or businesses. This talk will:
a) summarise the state-of-the-art in reviews and ratings spam detection.
b) share insights around application of these ideas at Flipkart.

Speaker bio

Disha Makhija, Data Scientist, Flipkart
Mohit Kumar, Data Scientist, Flipkart


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