Towards Managing Knowledge Collection from Volunteer Contributors.

  • Chklovski T
  • Gil Y
  • 20


    Mendeley users who have this article in their library.
  • 13


    Citations of this article.


A new generation of intelligent applications can be enabled by broad-coverage, up-to-date repositories of knowledge. One emerging approach to constructing such repositories is proactive knowledge collection from volunteer contributors. In this paper, we study the quality of the knowledge repository resulting from collecting spontaneous, little guided contributions of volunteers. In a representative collection of part-of information contributed by volunteers, we study the coverage and quality of the resulting collection. As a possible way to address the deficiencies, we outline a more managed, three-stage approach to the collection process, consisting of collection, evaluation & revision, and publication.

Author-supplied keywords

  • American Association for Artificial Intelligence.
  • Compilation copyright © 2005

Get free article suggestions today

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research

Sign up here
Already have an account ?Sign in

Find this document

  • SGR: 32944470372
  • PUI: 43258011
  • SCOPUS: 2-s2.0-32944470372
  • ISSN: 07384602


  • Timothy Chklovski

  • Yolanda Gil

Cite this document

Choose a citation style from the tabs below

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free