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A method of constructing a user knowledge profile, having distinct public and private portions with different access restrictions, requires assigning a confidence level to content within an electronic document. The electronic document is associated with a user, such as for example the author of the document. The content may be potentially indicative of a knowledge base of the user. The content is then stored in either the public or private portion of the user knowledge profile dependent upon whether the confidence level exceeds, or falls below, a predetermined threshold level. The public portion of the user knowledge profile is freely accessible by third parties, whereas the private portion has restricted access.

Title
Method and system for constructing a knowledge profile of a user having unrestricted and restricted access portions according to respective levels of confidence of content of the portions
Application Number
9/157092
Publication Number
6115709
Application Date
September 18, 1998
Publication Date
September 5, 2000
Inventor
Hua Wen Wang
Milpitas
CA, US
David L Gilmour
Los Altos Hills
CA, US
Agent
Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
Assignee
Tacit Knowledge Systems
CA, US
IPC
G06F 17/30
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