Language and Gender Author Cohort Analysis of E-mail for Computer Forensics

In Proceedings of the Digital Forensic Research Workshop. Syracuse, NY 01/2002;
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We describe an investigation of authorship gender and language background cohort attribution mining from e-mail text documents. We used an extended set of predominantly topic content-free e-mail document features such as style markers, structural characteristics and gender-preferential language features together with a Support Vector Machine learning algorithm. Experiments using a corpus of e-mail documents generated by a large number of authors of both genders gave promising results for both author gender and language background cohort categorisation.

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