Questions in, knowledge in?: a study of naver's question answering community

@article{Nam2009QuestionsIK,
  title={Questions in, knowledge in?: a study of naver's question answering community},
  author={Kevin Kyung Nam and Mark S. Ackerman and Lada A. Adamic},
  journal={Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
  year={2009}
}
Large general-purposed community question-answering sites are becoming popular as a new venue for generating knowledge and helping users in their information needs. In this paper we analyze the characteristics of knowledge generation and user participation behavior in the largest question-answering online community in South Korea, Naver Knowledge-iN. We collected and analyzed over 2.6 million question/answer pairs from fifteen categories between 2002 and 2007, and have interviewed twenty six… 

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