John H. Bauer

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In this paper, we discuss the need for accurate skills assessments of employees in large, global, client-facing enterprises and shortcomings of existing systems for obtaining and managing expertise. We describe enterprise and social data that can be mined to improve skill assessment processes. We propose a matrix completion approach with side information(More)
—In the rapidly changing technological world of today, new technical areas emerge quickly, and new skills related to them garner high demand. In this paper, our goal is to recommend experts for new skills and skill topics. We propose multiple predictive models to utilize data from different enterprise sources: employee assessment data, free-text skill(More)
Previous studies have shown that maternal rats are attracted to their own bedding and that of other dams but not to that of virgins. The present studies were designed to test two hypotheses: First, that the addition of a novel botanical odor to the bedding of maternal animals would result in subsequent preferences for such an odor. Second, such a preference(More)
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