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Purpose-Based Expert Finding in a Portfolio Management System

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Purpose-Based Expert Finding in a Portfolio Management System
Most of the research inthe area of expert finding focuses on creating and maintaining centralized directories of experts' profiles, which users can search on demand. However, in a distributed multi-agent based software environment, the autonomous agents are free to develop expert models or model fragments for their own purposes and from their viewpoints. Therefore the focus of expert finding is shifting from the collection at one place as much data about a expert as possible to accessing on demand from various agents whatever user information is available at the moment and interpreting it for a particular purpose. This paper outlines purpose-based expert modelling as an approach for finding an expert in a multi-agent portfolio management system in which autonomous agents develop expert agent models independently and do not adhere to a common representation scheme. This approach aims to develop taxonomy of purposes that define a variety of context-dependent user modelling processes...
Xiaolin Niu, Gordon I. McCalla, Julita Vassileva
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Type Journal
Year 2004
Where CI
Authors Xiaolin Niu, Gordon I. McCalla, Julita Vassileva
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