A Framework to process Text Data of Web Discussion Forums A Study of LisLinks
Nowadays, people use the internet for both seeking and disseminating information in a collaborative way on various social media platforms like Quora, Yahoo Answers, LisLinks Forum, etc. This social interaction on different topics makes these platforms as a knowledge repository. Evaluation of these repositories can help to understand various trends. However, this evaluation is a challenging task because of unstructured data and the unavailability of application programming interfaces for the harvesting of a dataset. This study presented a framework to harvest and pre-processing of data available on LisLinks Forum. The proposed framework is implemented using statistical programming language R. The fourteen metadata elements were defined for the discussion forums. The framework automatically harvest and pre-process relevant data of posts.
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