Expert identification in community question answering: exploring question selection bias

@inproceedings{Pal2010ExpertII,
  title={Expert identification in community question answering: exploring question selection bias},
  author={Aditya Pal and Joseph A. Konstan},
  booktitle={CIKM},
  year={2010}
}
Community Question Answering (CQA) services enables users to ask and answer questions. In these communities, there are typically a small number of experts amongst the large population of users. We study which questions a user select for answering and show that experts prefer answering questions where they have a higher chance of making a valuable contribution. We term this preferential selection as question selection bias and propose a mathematical model to estimate it. Our results show that… CONTINUE READING
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