Searching Consultants in Web Forum

  • Zhao Zhang
  • Weining Qian
  • Aoying Zhou
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6637)


Web forums attract many users contribute their rich experiences and professional skills in various filed by initial post or reply post. So, the web forum has been one of the main platforms to exchange information. Actually, different forum user have different professional background, a forum user has expertise in some specific areas, which is possible another forum user lacked. The aim of this paper is to find knowledgeable forum users for seeker provided query in web forum.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhao Zhang
    • 1
  • Weining Qian
    • 1
  • Aoying Zhou
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Massive ComputingEast China Normal UniversityShanghaiChina

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