AAAI Publications, Seventh International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media

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A Model of Collaboration-based Reputation for the Social Web
Kevin McNally, Michael P. O'Mahony, Barry Smyth

Last modified: 2013-06-28

Abstract


In this paper we describe a generic approach to modeling user reputation in online social platforms based on an underlying model of collaboration. This distinguishes our approach from more conventional reputation models which are often based around ad-hoc activity metrics. We evaluate our model with respect to a conventional reputation model used by three social Q&A websites, each based on a different topical domain.

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