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Average citations per article23.25
Citation Count186
Publication count8
Publication years2010-2012
Available for download6
Average downloads per article583.50
Downloads (cumulative)3,501
Downloads (12 Months)287
Downloads (6 Weeks)35
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May 2012 ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS): Volume 30 Issue 2, May 2012
Publisher: ACM
Citation Count: 30
Downloads (6 Weeks): 6,   Downloads (12 Months): 79,   Downloads (Overall): 691

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Community Question Answering (CQA) services enable their users to exchange knowledge in the form of questions and answers. These communities thrive as a result of a small number of highly active users, typically called experts , who provide a large number of high-quality useful answers. Expert identification techniques enable community ...
Keywords: Expert identification, community question answering, question selection process

2 published by ACM
April 2012 WWW '12: Proceedings of the 21st international conference on World Wide Web
Publisher: ACM
Citation Count: 12
Downloads (6 Weeks): 3,   Downloads (12 Months): 16,   Downloads (Overall): 273

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Often an interesting true value such as a stock price, sports score, or current temperature is only available via the observations of noisy and potentially conflicting sources. Several techniques have been proposed to reconcile these conflicts by computing a weighted consensus based on source reliabilities, but these techniques focus on ...
Keywords: probabilistic model, semi-markov, information integration

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February 2012 CSCW '12: Proceedings of the ACM 2012 conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work
Publisher: ACM
Citation Count: 5
Downloads (6 Weeks): 2,   Downloads (12 Months): 17,   Downloads (Overall): 245

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In this paper, we introduce the concept of question temporality as a measure of the usefulness of the answers provided on the questions asked in the Question Answering sites (QA). We define question temporality based on when the answers provided on the questions would expire. We use classification methods to ...
Keywords: question answering community, question temporality, social q&a, machine classification

4 published by ACM
February 2012 CSCW '12: Proceedings of the ACM 2012 conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work
Publisher: ACM
Citation Count: 12
Downloads (6 Weeks): 6,   Downloads (12 Months): 37,   Downloads (Overall): 325

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Although many off-line organizations give their employees training, mentorship, a cohort and other socialization experiences that improve their retention and productivity, online production communities rarely do this. This paper describes the planning, execution and evaluation of a socialization regime for an online technical support community. In a two-phase project, we ...
Keywords: experiment, socialization, online volunteer communities

January 2012
Citation Count: 1

In this thesis, we explore the identification of expert users in online communities. We are interested in modeling user behavior and providing deeper insights into how a user evolves and interacts in a given community. Our goal in this research is to help community administrators in identifying top contributors, and ...

July 2011 UMAP'11: Proceedings of the 19th international conference on User modeling, adaption, and personalization
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Citation Count: 23

Question answering communities (QA) are sustained by a handful of experts who provide a large number of high quality answers. Identifying these experts during the first few weeks of their joining the community can be beneficial as it would allow community managers to take steps to develop and retain these ...
Keywords: expert identification, potential experts, question answering

7 published by ACM
February 2011 WSDM '11: Proceedings of the fourth ACM international conference on Web search and data mining
Publisher: ACM
Citation Count: 78
Downloads (6 Weeks): 9,   Downloads (12 Months): 100,   Downloads (Overall): 1,429

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Content in microblogging systems such as Twitter is produced by tens to hundreds of millions of users. This diversity is a notable strength, but also presents the challenge of finding the most interesting and authoritative authors for any given topic. To address this, we first propose a set of features ...
Keywords: clustering, microblogging, ranking, authority, twitter

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October 2010 CIKM '10: Proceedings of the 19th ACM international conference on Information and knowledge management
Publisher: ACM
Citation Count: 25
Downloads (6 Weeks): 9,   Downloads (12 Months): 38,   Downloads (Overall): 538

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Community Question Answering (CQA) services enables users to ask and answer questions. In these communities, there are typically a small number of experts amongst the large population of users. We study which questions a user select for answering and show that experts prefer answering questions where they have a higher ...
Keywords: expert identification, question answering, selection bias

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