Asknext: An agent protocol for social search

@article{Mansilla2012AsknextAA,
  title={Asknext: An agent protocol for social search},
  author={Albert Trias i Mansilla and Josep Llu{\'i}s de la Rosa i Esteva},
  journal={Inf. Sci.},
  year={2012},
  volume={190},
  pages={144-161}
}
This paper describes the Asknext protocol, which automates knowledge exchanges by connecting agents using social networks. The protocol combines social answering systems, in which people answer queries or questions, with social feedback systems, in which feedback is used to sort search results. In Asknext, each agent represents a user, her contacts and her… CONTINUE READING