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Spam filtering module with Machine Learning using SVM.

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Spam filtering module with Machine Learning using SVM. spampy is a classifier that uses Support Vector Machines which tries to classify given raw emails if they are spam or not.

Support vector machines (SVMs) are supervised learning models with associated learning algorithms that analyze data used for classification and regression analysis. Given a set of training examples, each marked as belonging to one or the other of two categories, an SVM training algorithm builds a model that assigns new examples to one category or the other, making it a non-probabilistic binary linear classifier.

Many email services today provide spam filters that are able to classify emails into spam and non-spam email with high accuracy. spampy is a learning project that you can use filtering spam mails.

spampy uses two different datasets for classification. One of the datasets is already imported inside the project under spampy/datasets/ folder. Second dataset is enron-spam dataset and inside the spampy folder I created a shell script which downloads and extract it for you.

Project tree

  • email_processor Helper to collect features and labels from datasets.
  • spam_classifier Classifies given raw emails.
  • dataset_downloader Enron dataset downloader which uses

Dependency List

  • scikit_learn
  • scipy
  • numpy
  • nltk
  • click (for CLI)

Two main function of spam_classifier classifies given raw email.

  • classify_email
  • classify_email_with_enron


For available commands python -m spampy -h

Spam filtering module with Machine Learning using SVM.
  $ python spampy [<options>]
  --help, -h              Display help message
  --download, -d          Download enron dataset
  --eclassify, -ec        Classify given raw email with enron dataset, prompts for raw email
  --classify, -c          Classify given raw email, prompts for raw email
  --version, -v           Display installed version
  $ python spampy --help
  $ python spampy --download
  $ python spampy --eclassify
  $ python spampy --classify

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