A user’s query to a search engine or virtual assistant may reasonably be answered at several levels of complexity. In current search or information-retrieval engines, the user’s domain expertise is not typically accounted for when providing a response. Thus, even if the answer is correct, it may not be appropriate for the user given their prior knowledge about the topic. This disclosure describes techniques that, with user permission, determine a user’s domain expertise and select an answer appropriate to the user’s level in the domain of the query.
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Calvo, Marcos; Kriz, Jakub; and Zwiener, Jakob, "Matching Search Engine Responses to User’s Domain Expertise Level", Technical Disclosure Commons, (April 17, 2020)