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Professional credibility: authority on the web

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Professional credibility: authority on the web
Opinion mining techniques add another dimension to search and summarization technology by actually identifying the author's opinion about a subject, rather than simply identifying the subject itself. Given the dramatic explosion of the blogosphere, both in terms of its data and its participants, it is becoming increasingly important to be able to measure the authority of these participants, especially when professional application areas are involved. After having performed preliminary investigations into sentiment analysis in the legal blogosphere, we are beginning a new direction of work which addresses representing, measuring, and monitoring the degree of authority and thus presumed credibility associated with various types of blog participants. In particular, we explore the utility of authority-detection layered atop opinion mining in the legal and financial domains. Categories and Subject Descriptors H.3.0.a [Information Storage and Retrieval]: General-Web Search; I.2.7.i [In...
Jack G. Conrad, Jochen L. Leidner, Frank Schilder
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Type Conference
Year 2008
Where CIKM
Authors Jack G. Conrad, Jochen L. Leidner, Frank Schilder
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