A Mixture Model for Expert Finding

  title={A Mixture Model for Expert Finding},
  author={Jing Zhang and Jie Tang and Liu Liu and Juan-Zi Li},
This paper addresses the issue of identifying persons with expertise knowledge on a given topic. Traditional methods usually estimate the relevance between the query and the support documents of candidate experts using, for example, a language model. However, the language model lacks the ability of identifying semantic knowledge, thus results in some right experts cannot be found due to not occurrence of the query terms in the support documents. In this paper, we propose a mixture model based… CONTINUE READING
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