Encouraging Contributions to Online Communities with Personalization and Incentives 1 Promoting Contributions with Incentives

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Increasingly, online systems depend on user contributions such as posts, ratings, tags, and comments. Many of these systems wish to encourage broader participation or the contribution of higher quality content. In this doctoral consortium paper, I present past work and propose future work on understanding user motivations to contribute online and on the use personalization technology and incentives to shape participation.

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  • incentives
  • online communities
  • personalization

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  • F Maxwell Harper

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