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Predicting Information Seeker Satisfaction in Community Question Answering
 

Summary: Predicting Information Seeker Satisfaction
in Community Question Answering
Yandong Liu
Emory University
yandong.liu@emory.edu
Jiang Bian
Georgia Institute of Technology
jbian@cc.gatech.edu
Eugene Agichtein
Emory University
eugene@mathcs.emory.edu
ABSTRACT
Question answering communities such as Naver and Yahoo! An-
swers have emerged as popular, and often effective, means of infor-
mation seeking on the web. By posting questions for other partic-
ipants to answer, information seekers can obtain specific answers
to their questions. Users of popular portals such as Yahoo! An-
swers already have submitted millions of questions and received
hundreds of millions of answers from other participants. However,
it may also take hours ­and sometime days­ until a satisfactory an-

  

Source: Agichtein, Eugene - Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Emory University

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences