Market-Based Adaptive Discussion Forums
One of the most successful and simplest Internet-based systems to promote the spread of knowledge are discussion forums. Unfortunately, not much research has been done to improve them by introducing adaptive capabilities. In this paper we discuss a market-oriented mechanism to promote the knowledge exchange activity in discussion forums. Our system provides a strategy to dynamically adapt the structure of the forums by using statistics about users behavior. By doing so, we minimize the response time in which questions are satisfactorily answered. In addition to that, the effort needed to generate useful information is also reduced.
KeywordsE-learning discussion forums
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