Extracting Skills from Personal Communication Data using StackExchange Dataset

This blog post is a summary of our published work at ACM CIKM. The project is about automatically profiling the skills of users by analyzing their personal communication data. We considered this as a prediction problem, given the messages of the user we had to predict the skills of the user. We made of use of the stack exchange dataset which is freely available here, as a training set. There are many stackexchange websites like stackoverflow, cs, datascience, physics, history and so on. This dataset covers a diverse set of skills and will be automatically updated if new technologies come to the fore.

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