Chapter 6.  Questions and Answers on Stack Exchange

This chapter is about Stack Exchange, the question and answer network, and the broader topic of question answering.

In this chapter, we will discuss the following topics:

  • How to create an app that interacts with the Stack Exchange API
  • How to search for users and questions on Stack Exchange
  • How to deal with data dumps for offline processing
  • Supervised machine learning methods for text classification
  • How to predict question tags using machine learning
  • How to embed a machine learning model in a real-time application

Questions and answers

Looking for answers for a particular information need is one of the main uses of the Web. Over time, technology has evolved and Internet users have been changing their ...

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