A Referral Approach to Finding Medical Informatics Reviewers

  title={A Referral Approach to Finding Medical Informatics Reviewers},
  author={Weimao Ke and Javed Mostafa},
  journal={2009 International Conference on Network-Based Information Systems},
We proposed and investigated a referral approach to finding experts in distributed networked environments. An expert finding task, namely, finding “good” medical informatics reviewers in peer-review processes, was used in an agentbased simulation environment to evaluate the effectiveness, efficiency, and scalability of the proposed model. Experiments on a coauthorship network of 181 peers showed that the model based on topical relevance cues was able to identify experts within a very short… CONTINUE READING