Towards Confidence in the Truth: A Bootstrapping based Truth Discovery Approach

@inproceedings{Xiao2016TowardsCI,
  title={Towards Confidence in the Truth: A Bootstrapping based Truth Discovery Approach},
  author={Houping Xiao and Jing Gao and Qi Li and Fenglong Ma and Lu Su and Yunlong Feng and Aidong Zhang},
  booktitle={KDD},
  year={2016}
}
The demand for automatic extraction of true information (i.e., truths) from conflicting multi-source data has soared recently. A variety of truth discovery methods have witnessed great successes via jointly estimating source reliability and truths. All existing truth discovery methods focus on providing a point estimator for each object's truth, but in many real-world applications, confidence interval estimation of truths is more desirable, since confidence interval contains richer information… CONTINUE READING
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