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A Smarter Comment System for Quantifying Knowledge of a User while Maintaining Anonymity

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000236043D
Publication Date: 2014-Apr-03
Document File: 1 page(s) / 28K

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Abstract

A smarter comment system is disclosed for quantifying knowledge of a user while maintaining anonymity of the user. The smarter comment system scores the user based on the knowledge of the user on a subject matter of an article. The smarter comment system maintains anonymity of the user and arranges comments based on the knowledge of the user.

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A Smarter Comment System for Quantifying Knowledge of a User while Maintaining Anonymity

Disclosed is a smarter comment system for quantifying knowledge of a user while maintaining anonymity of the user. The smarter comment system describes a method of quantifying knowledge of the user on a subject of an article or a posting . The smarter comment system also provides information about the knowledge to other users of the smarter comment system. Additionally, the smarter comment system performs a method of retaining the information about the user that preserves anonymity and facilitates in building a reputation profile for the user on the subject matter expertise . The information is also provided to the other users of the smarter comment system .

Initially the user is anonymously authenticated and subsequently when the user wishes to comment, the user navigates on the website to obtain a comment form . Before the comment form is displayed to the user, the user is challenged with a question or a series of questions related to the article. The question or the series of questions are created by an author of the article prior to submission of the article . Here, the questions are designed to test the knowledge of the user on the subject matter within the article .

Answers provided by the user are then linked to the subject matter of the article . The answers are then used to build a reputation for the user on various subjects . The subjects are logged in the smarter...