Adapting to the Evolution of Email with Machine-Generated Mail Mining

Apr 4, 2017
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As a result of recent research, we know that machines account for 90% of all mail traffic. These machine-generated messages, whether they are purchase receipts, flight reservations, or something else, contain loads of personal information. At Yahoo Research, we have developed a new classifying technology that distinguishes between human- and machine-generated mail that has allowed us to unpack that data in a meaningful ways to advance the mail experience for our users.