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Content Removal as a Moderation Strategy

Kumar Bhargav Srinivasan, Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil, Lillian Lee, Chenhao Tan
2019 Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction  
Our work thus empirically demonstrates both the promise and some potential limits of content removal as a positive moderation strategy, and points to future directions for identifying causal effects from  ...  We examine this question in a particularly well-moderated community, the ChangeMyView subreddit.  ...  Content Removal as a Moderation Strategy: Compliance and Other Outcomes in the ChangeMyView Community 163:19 https://www.reddit.com/r/changemyview/.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3359265 fatcat:tqlkcg4a5jbcxacuykwvy3ajpq

Influence via Ethos: On the Persuasive Power of Reputation in Deliberation Online [article]

Emaad Manzoor, George H. Chen, Dokyun Lee, Michael D. Smith
2020 arXiv   pre-print
We also find that the impact of reputation is moderated by characteristics of the argument content, in a manner consistent with a theoretical model that attributes the persuasive power of reputation to  ...  Deliberation among individuals online plays a key role in shaping the opinions that drive votes, purchases, donations and other critical offline behavior.  ...  The effects of both reputation and skill increase with the response length. This is expected since, with longer responses, the content explains more of the debate outcome than other factors.  ... 
arXiv:2006.00707v1 fatcat:ibrftnslh5ckvjpmxhsuoejq3q

Post-Truth, Polarization and Other Emotional Threats to Democracy

Alberto Giordano
2020 Nordicum-Mediterraneum  
a provisional proposal hopefully useful in building a working paradigm to bind politics to a more rational and prospective approach.  ...  In this short paper I will try to answer these questions focusing on the role of emotions in contemporary democracies and the connections between post-truth, polarization and populism, while assessing  ...  With the adoption of technology platforms as purveyors of news content, media companies have had to adapt their publishing strategies, including what type of content they push, as well as when and in what  ... 
doi:10.33112/nm.15.2.2 fatcat:2tuobbxp75g47b3meyslm77gfm

Conversational Search – A Report from Dagstuhl Seminar 19461 [article]

Avishek Anand, Lawrence Cavedon, Matthias Hagen, Hideo Joho, Mark Sanderson, Benno Stein
2020 arXiv   pre-print
The ideas and findings presented in this report should serve as one of the main sources for diverse research programs on Conversational Search.  ...  Systems were invited to share the latest development in the area of Conversational Search and discuss its research agenda and future directions.  ...  We also thank the staff of Schloss Dagstuhl for providing a great venue for a successful seminar. The organisers were in part supported by JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number 19H04418.  ... 
arXiv:2005.08658v1 fatcat:ekkylrysezfkfcwkuk5ynrcwki

Conversational Search (Dagstuhl Seminar 19461)

Avishek Anand, Lawrence Cavedon, Hideo Joho, Mark Sanderson, Benno Stein
2020 Dagstuhl Reports  
The ideas and findings presented in this report should serve as one of the main sources for diverse research programs on Conversational Search.  ...  Systems were invited to share the latest development in the area of Conversational Search and discuss its research agenda and future directions.  ...  We also thank the staff of Schloss Dagstuhl for providing a great venue for a successful seminar. The organisers were in part supported by JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number 19H04418.  ... 
doi:10.4230/dagrep.9.11.34 dblp:journals/dagstuhl-reports/AnandCJSS19 fatcat:ctqyitsfifcbbecio5dnx2i62y

Dagstuhl Reports, Volume 6, Issue 4, April 2016, Complete Issue [article]

2016
We develop a model for the re-scheduling of vehicles and crew, so as to maximize the route frequencies in order to provide good service to passengers, and minimize the violation of staff regulations (meal-break  ...  Interesting questions are therefore, is the focus of the research community addressing the actual needs experienced in practice, and what is needed to bridge between research and practice?  ...  This Dagstuhl Report will be accompanied by a Dagstuhl Manifesto, in which the outcome of the different working groups will be explained in more detail and several strategies for the development of our  ... 
doi:10.4230/dagrep.6.4 fatcat:27bnit22ive7hplns57eoojqtm