Alina Petra Marinescu Nenciu's research while affiliated with University of Bucharest and other places

Publications (4)

Conference Paper
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We examine the ways in which answers formulated in the Q&A community Quora are aggregated in a collaborative, computer-mediated body of knowledge. Readers’ experiences are shaped by the answer ranking algorithm, a central rhetorical device on Quora. Answer visibility on page is strongly dependent on the number of upvotes, but also on recency and au...
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We analyze quantification in the open review process of Alt.Chi panels. We find that reviewers differ systematically regarding their activity patterns. We distinguish 'critical', 'supportive', 'discerning' and 'keen' reviewers, with distinctive contributions for two resources of meaningful numeric evaluation: intersubjectivity and intra-personal co...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
We analyze quantification in the open review process of Alt.Chi panels. We find that reviewers differ systematically regarding their activity patterns. We distinguish 'critical', 'supportive', 'discerning' and 'keen' reviewers, with distinctive contributions for two resources of meaningful numeric evaluation: intersubjectivity and intra-personal co...

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... We believe that this fills an important gap in the literature on Q&A communities. Research in this area has primarily sought to reveal the factors that contribute to popularity ranking (e.g., in terms of votes received) of knowledge content (e.g., Jin et al., 2017;Rughiniş, Rughiniş, Matei, & Nenciu, 2014;Stoddard, 2015). However, focusing on popularity is far from a complete approach to the topic. ...
... Games stir moral reflection not only through gameplay per se, but also through what Consalvo terms the game 'paratext' (Consalvo 2007): the rich cloud of forum discussions and game reviews which is part and parcel of experiencing a game for many players. These are veritable sites for collaborative learning, as players debate not only technical aspects, such as game walkthroughs or bugs, but also attempt to formulate the meaning of the game and the lessons to be learned (Marinescu Nenciu & Rughiniș 2015). ...