Expertise Location: Can Text Mining Help?
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"Tell me where you surf, and I will tell you who you are" In Ackerman's view [I] Computer Supported Knowledge Management falls into two categories: one to support knowledge externalization by creating knowledge repositories depending on well established computational techniques and the other expertise sharing which is the new generation of KM work. Part of the expertise sharing domain is expertise "seeking" which entails defining what is an "expert"? Measuring the expertise level and determining with a degree of assurance that this expert would be willing to collaborate. On the other hand, Natural language text analysis was developed with the goal of rapid and efficient navigation through large volumes of textual information helping numerous professions that require such activities, and which benefit from automation where possible. There is a group of technologies