Do-I-Care: A Collaborative Web Agent

TitleDo-I-Care: A Collaborative Web Agent
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication1996
AuthorsStarr, B, Ackerman, MS, Pazzani, M
Conference NameConference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI"96)
Paginationv.2, 273–274
Keywordsagents, collaboration, expertise finding, expertise sharing, machine learning, social filtering, social search, World Wide Web

Social filtering and collaborative resource discovery mechanisms often fail because of the extra burden, even tiny, placed on the user. This work proposes an innovative World Wide Web agent that uses a model of collaboration that leverages the natural incentives for individual users to easily provide for collaborative work.