Discovering Distributed Expertise

Mark Maybury

This article provides an overview of expert finding systems which assist in the discovery of distributed expertise. We summarize requirements for expert finders, the current state of the art, and our corporately deployed expert finding system and its performance. We describe research directions in dis-tributed expertise discovery and visualization.

Subjects: 13. Natural Language Processing; 7. Distributed AI

Submitted: Sep 28, 2007