Searching the village: models and methods for social search
Commun. ACM, pp. 111-118, 2012.
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We describe Aardvark, a social search engine. With Aardvark, users ask a question, either by instant message, e-mail, Web input, text message, or voice. Aardvark then routes the question to the person in the user's extended social network most likely to be able to answer that question. As compared to a traditional Web search engine, where...More
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