Mathematical Problems in Engineering / 2013 / Article / Tab 2

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Research on Effectiveness Modeling of the Online Chat Group

Table 2

Symbols of dependent variables.

SymbolDefinition

Number of active members in a steady group
Average number of interesting topics per member
Number of topics in a group
Average duration of each group member’s active state per cycle
Average number of uninteresting topics that each member can tolerate
Appearance probability of interesting topics
Average number of interesting topics acquired within unit time by a member per cycle
Average number of interesting topics acquired by a member per cycle
Average number of uninteresting topics acquired by a member per cycle
The ratio of interesting topics acquired by a member

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