E-mail Categorization, Filtering, and Alerting on Mobile Devices: The ifMail Prototype and its Experimental Evaluation

  • Marco Cignini
  • Stefano Mizzaro
  • Carlo Tasso
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2829)

Abstract

We propose an integrated approach to email categorization, filtering, and alerting. After a general introduction to the problem, we present the ifMail prototype, capable of: categorize incoming email messages into pre-defined categories; filter and rank the categorized messages according to their importance; and alert the user on mobile devices when important messages are waiting to be read. The second part of the paper describes an extended evaluation of the ifMail prototype, whose results show the high effectiveness levels reached by the system.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marco Cignini
    • 1
  • Stefano Mizzaro
    • 1
  • Carlo Tasso
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceUniversity of UdineUdineItaly

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