Geo-Locating the Knowledge Transfer in StackOverflow

Schenk, Dennis; Lungu, Mircea (18 August 2013). Geo-Locating the Knowledge Transfer in StackOverflow. In: SSE 2013 Proceedings of the 2013 International Workshop on Social Software Engineering (pp. 21-24). New York: ACM 10.1145/2501535.2501540

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By analyzing the transactions in Stack Overflow we can get a glimpse of the way in which the different geographical regions in the world contribute to the knowledge market represented by the website. In this paper we aggregate the knowledge transfer from the level of the users to the level of geographical regions and learn that Europe and North America are the principal and virtually equal contributors; Asia comes as a distant third, mainly represented by India; and Oceania contributes less than Asia but more than South America and Africa together.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Division/Institute: 08 Faculty of Science > Institute of Computer Science (INF)
UniBE Contributor: Lungu, Mircea
Subjects: 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems
500 Science > 510 Mathematics
ISBN: 978-1-4503-2313-0
Publisher: ACM
Language: English
Submitter: Oscar Marius Nierstrasz
Date Deposited: 27 Mar 2014 18:32
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2015 07:15
Publisher DOI: 10.1145/2501535.2501540
Uncontrolled Keywords: StackOverflow scg-pub scg13 lungu skip-doi, social software engineering, StackOverflow, geo-location
BORIS DOI: 10.7892/boris.43352
URI: http://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/43352

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