InternetQuestion and Answer (iQ&A): a Web-based survey technology

Crump Institute for Biological Imaging, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1770, USA.
IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine (Impact Factor: 2.49). 06/2000; 4(2):116-25. DOI: 10.1109/4233.845204
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This paper presents InternetQuestion and Answer, a Web-based survey development and implementation technology, which has been designed for constructing on-line surveys for educational, medical, or administrative purposes. The system, called iQ&A, is a three-tiered database-backed Web system that has been developed to support a wide range of applications. Surveys are considered as general data collection instruments and include a wide field of application. iQ&A facilitates rapid survey construction and administration which is ideally suited for biomedical research as well as other research and educational activities. Full report management capabilities provide the survey publisher on-line access to current information on survey responses. Current implementations of this technology in the areas of biomedical applications of clinical trials, longitudinal research, and other research-related systems are presented. Further refinement of the current system should lead to a powerful general survey technology for broad-based applications.

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