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dc.contributor.authorChan, Jeffreyen
dc.contributor.authorHayes, Conoren
dc.date.accessioned2010-05-20T14:23:52Zen
dc.date.available2010-05-20T14:23:52Zen
dc.date.issued2010en
dc.identifier.citationJeffrey Chan, Conor Hayes "Wendy Hall, Jim Hendler (editors) "Decomposing Discussion Forums using User Roles", Proceedings of the Second Web Science Conference 2010, http://www.websci10.org, 2010.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10379/1114en
dc.description.abstractDiscussion forums are a central part of Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0 infrastructures. The health and sustainability of forums is dependent on the information exchange behaviour of its members. Such behaviour needs to be better understood and characterised so that forums can be better managed, new services delivered and opportunities and risks detected. In this paper, we present a method for analysing user communication roles in discussion forums. We analyse the composition of several forums from a medium-sized national bulletin board in terms of these roles, demonstrating similarities between forums based on underlying user behaviour rather than topic. We suggest that analysing the evolution of role com- position is an important step in developing a predictive model of forum health.en
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dc.language.isoenglishen
dc.publisherhttp://www.websci10.orgen
dc.subjectSocial network analysisen
dc.subjectBehaviouren
dc.subjectRolesen
dc.subjectDiscussion forumsen
dc.subjectDERIen
dc.titleDecomposing Discussion Forums using User Rolesen
dc.typeConference Paperen
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dc.description.peer-reviewedpeer-revieweden
dc.contributor.funderCliqueen
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