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Method and System for Segregating a Survey and Presenting to Users

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000217090D
Publication Date: 2012-May-02
Document File: 1 page(s) / 16K

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Ramsyam Missula: INVENTOR

Abstract

A method and system for segregating a lengthy survey into individual questions and presenting it to users is disclosed. By splitting these lengthy surveys, response time and the barrier to taking surveys can be reduced.

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Method and System for Segregating a Survey and Presenting to Users

Abstract

A method and system for segregating a lengthy survey into individual questions and presenting it to users is disclosed.  By splitting these lengthy surveys, response time and the barrier to taking surveys can be reduced.

Description

Generally, users are presented with surveys that are lengthy.  A survey may include a number of questions requiring a substantial period of time to complete.  The amount of time might discourage users from taking surveys, thereby reducing the effectiveness of the survey.

Disclosed is a method and system for segregating a lengthy survey into individual questions and presenting it to users.  By splitting these lengthy surveys, response time of the survey may be reduced.  A survey given to a substantial user base may split a lengthy survey into multiple individual questions.  For example, a survey that includes 10 questions may be split into 10 individual questions and conducted over the course of 10 days.  The survey may be presented to randomly picked users, to users targeted based on their profile, or based on their responses to prior questions.  The system may track the questions presented to a user along with the corresponding answer.  Questions that were answered earlier by the user are not presented again.  The system may employ a random number generator with equal probability so that each question gets equal exposure to the users.  In another scenario, the...