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Before we dive into all the ways in which users might provide explicit feedback about objects in a system, think about the context in which users provide feedback. Remember, this book is organized around the reputation information that users generate-usable metadata about objects and about other people. But users themselves have a different perspective, and their focus is often on other matters altogether. (See <html><a href="#Figure_6-5">Figure_6-5</a>&nbsp;</html>). Feeding //your// reputation system is likely the last thing on their mind. Before we dive into all the ways in which users might provide explicit feedback about objects in a system, think about the context in which users provide feedback. Remember, this book is organized around the reputation information that users generate-usable metadata about objects and about other people. But users themselves have a different perspective, and their focus is often on other matters altogether. (See <html><a href="#Figure_6-5">Figure_6-5</a>&nbsp;</html>). Feeding //your// reputation system is likely the last thing on their mind.
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== Stars, Bars, and Letter Grades == == Stars, Bars, and Letter Grades ==
A number of different input mechanisms let users express an opinion about an object across a range of values. A very typical such mechanism is star ratings. Yahoo! Local (See <html><a href="#Figure_6-6">Figure_6-6</a>&nbsp;</html>) allows users to rate business establishments on a scale of 1 to 5 stars. A number of different input mechanisms let users express an opinion about an object across a range of values. A very typical such mechanism is star ratings. Yahoo! Local (See <html><a href="#Figure_6-6">Figure_6-6</a>&nbsp;</html>) allows users to rate business establishments on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.
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