Jahna OtterbacherAssistant Professor, Communication and Information Studies
(on leave 2012-2013)
- Information seeking and retrieval, social media, text analysis.
Research & Major Accomplishments
Jahna Otterbacher. Being heard in review communities: communication tactics and review prominence. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication (in press).
Jahna Otterbacher. Inferring gender of movie reviewers: exploiting writing style, content and metadata. In Proceedings of the Association for Computing Machinery Conference of Information and Knowledge Management (ACM CIKM), October 2010.
Jahna Otterbacher. "Helpfulness" in online communities: a measure of message quality. In Proceedings of the Association for Computing Machinery Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2009), Boston, Massachusetts, April 2009.
Jahna Otterbacher, Gunes Erkan and Dragomir Radev. Biased LexRank: passage retrieval using random walks with question-based priors. Information Processing and Management 45(1), 2009, Elsevier Science.