Sustainability of Stack Exchange Q\&A communities: the role of trust

@article{Vranic2022SustainabilityOS,
  title={Sustainability of Stack Exchange Q\\&A communities: the role of trust},
  author={Anja Vranic and A. Toma{\vs}evi{\'c} and Aleksandra Alori'c and Marija Mitrovic},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2022},
  volume={abs/2205.07745}
}
Knowledge-sharing communities are a fundamental element of any knowledge-based society. Understanding how they emerge, function, and disappear is thus of crucial importance. Many social and economic factors influence sustainable knowledge-sharing communities. Here we explore the role of the structure of social interactions and social trust in the emergence of these communities. Using tools from complex network theory, we analyze the early evolution of social structure in four pairs of… 

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