Participation in an online mathematics community: differentiating motivations to add
CSCW, pp. 207-216, 2012.
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Why do people contribute content to communities of question-answering, such as Yahoo! Answers? We investigated this issue on MathOverflow, a site dedicated to research-level mathematics, in which users ask and answer questions. MathOverflow is the first in a growing number of specialized Q&A sites using the Stack Exchange platform for sci...More
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