A Web-Based Platform for User-Interactive Question-Answering

  title={A Web-Based Platform for User-Interactive Question-Answering},
  author={Wenyin Liu and Tianyong Hao and Wei Chen and Min Feng},
  journal={World Wide Web},
A user-interactive question-answering (QA) platform named BuyAns (at www.buyans.com ) is presented. The platform is a special kind of online community and mainly features a rewarding scheme for answering questions among all users, a pattern-based user interface (UI) for questioning and answering, and a pattern-based representation and storage scheme for accumulated question-answer pairs. The system actually proposes and promotes a C2C business model for exchanging and commercializing knowledge… CONTINUE READING