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Centrality and content creation in networks - The case of economic topics on German wikipedia

Michael E. Kummer, Marianne Saam, Iassen Halatchliyski, George Giorgidze
2016 Information Economics and Policy  
We analyze the role of local and global network positions for content contributions to articles belonging to the category "Economy" on the German Wikipedia.  ...  Observing a sample of 7, 635 articles over a period of 153 weeks we measure their centrality both within this category and in the network of over one million Wikipedia articles.  ...  The Category 'Economy' on the German Wikipedia In this section, we shed light on how the academic discipline of economics is represented on German Wikipedia and what other contents related to the economy  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.infoecopol.2016.06.002 fatcat:gw7dlum6pje2ldsl2gwrik4awy

Centrality and Content Creation in Networks – The Case of German Wikipedia

Michael Kummer, Marianne Saam, Iassen Halatchliyski, George Giorgidze
2012 Social Science Research Network  
We observe a sample 7, 635 articles belonging to the category "Economics" on German Wikipedia over 153 weeks and measure their centrality both within this category and in the network of over one million  ...  We analyse whether the hyperlinks on Wikipedia channel the attention of producers towards more central articles.  ...  For this sample, we compute centrality measures within the category and on the entire German Wikipedia.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2148913 fatcat:hqy2hy3n5ng6lacuybevk2gasq

Predicting Central Topics in a Blog Corpus from a Networks Perspective [article]

Srayan Datta
2014 arXiv   pre-print
We try to come up with a procedure using probabilistic topic modeling and network centrality measures which identifies the central topics in a blog corpus.  ...  The contents of different blog posts are important from social, psychological, economical and political perspectives.  ...  Acknowledgements I would like to thank Professor Sugih Jamin for the topic navigator idea, and Mr. Shibamouli Lahiri for discussions about the project idea and help with manual labeling of topics.  ... 
arXiv:1405.2386v1 fatcat:tqgwvaoqprg6jji2xevbtfrtiq

The Detection of Emerging Trends Using Wikipedia Traffic Data and Context Networks

Mirko Kämpf, Eric Tessenow, Dror Y. Kenett, Jan W. Kantelhardt, Duccio Rocchini
2015 PLoS ONE  
As an example, we present a study of the recently emerging Big Data market with a focus on the Hadoop ecosystem, and compare the capabilities of Wikipedia versus Google in predicting its popularity and  ...  Wikipedia grants open access to all traffic data and provides lots of additional (semantic) information in a context network besides single keywords.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank Tobias Preis for valuable comments and discussions regarding the combination of time series analysis and network analysis techniques.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0141892 pmid:26720074 pmcid:PMC4699901 fatcat:r5kf6k72kfbqngoekhwgdg6wui

Cultural Anthropology through the Lens of Wikipedia: Historical Leader Networks, Gender Bias, and News-based Sentiment [article]

Peter A. Gloor, Joao Marcos, Patrick M. de Boer, Hauke Fuehres, Wei Lo, Keiichi Nemoto
2015 arXiv   pre-print
In particular, we analyze the historical networks of the World's leaders since the beginning of written history, comparing them in the different Wikipedias and assessing cultural chauvinism.  ...  We also identify the most influential female leaders of all times in the English, German, Spanish, and Portuguese Wikipedia.  ...  We expect that the Japanese and German Wikipedias show a similar bias. Methodology for Network Creation Our goal was to create a social network of all notable people in humankind's history.  ... 
arXiv:1508.00055v1 fatcat:44hfypro4jb67dg63c5m7gppuu

The Role of Local Content in Wikipedia: A Study on Reader and Editor Engagement

Marc Miquel Ribé, David Laniado, Andreas Kaltenbrunner
2021 Área Abierta  
To investigate the relevance of such content for users and communities, we present an analysis of reader and editor engagement in terms of pageviews and edits.  ...  The highest proportion of edits on cultural context content is generated by anonymous users, and also administrators engage proportionally more than plain registered editors.  ...  In fact, they both show significantly higher values than the rest of Wikipedia content, and especially in the case of CCC Keywords or CCC Geolocated articles.  ... 
doi:10.5209/arab.72801 fatcat:sravssdkc5fdllezcwvppfqa7m

The Diffusion of Social Media and Knowledge Management – Towards an Integrative Typology [chapter]

Frauke Zeller, Jayanta Chatterjee, Marco Bräuer, Ingmar Steinicke, Oxana Lapteva
2010 Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering  
At the same time, the case study serves as an example to depict a socio-economic perspective on social media and knowledge management in Digital Ecosystems.  ...  The typology is based on empirical results from the analyses of social media, and a discussion of case study results from India proves the adaptability as well as usefulness of the typology.  ...  In this paper we will therefore explore the modes of self-catalysed content co-creation as socio-economic innovation (produsage and prosumption) and propose a first outline of a typology on distributed  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-14859-0_5 fatcat:idau3hrfune3falycp5w3cl3ma

LIBER 2020 - Session #2: Opening Up Knowledge

Vanessa Proudman, Alicia Fagerving, Iva Melinščak Zlodi, Maja Bogataj Jančič
2020 Zenodo  
Hosted on wikidata, it can be used both on Wikipedia and externally, helping researchers, students and developers explore and visualise knowledge resources.  ...  This case will be used as a springboard to explore how a national library can use Wikidata to share its resources and better meet the needs of the open web and the Open [...]  ...  be organized in such a way as to: -preserve the reliability of repository, -not impair the trust of users, -maintain the reputation of a trustworthy source of content in the wider network environment.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3907332 fatcat:iczmdqz3dzhkbczyw5zpe6apji

Why the World Reads Wikipedia: Beyond English Speakers [article]

Florian Lemmerich, Diego Sáez-Trumper, Robert West, Leila Zia
2018 arXiv   pre-print
As one of the Web's primary multilingual knowledge sources, Wikipedia is read by millions of people across the globe every day.  ...  Third, we show that certain Wikipedia use cases are more common in countries with certain socio-economic characteristics; e.g., in-depth reading of Wikipedia articles is substantially more common in countries  ...  We thank Philipp Singer and Ellery Wulczyn for contributing their code of the predecessor study, Markus Strohmaier for helpful discussions, and Bahodir Mansurov for running the surveys on Wikipedia.  ... 
arXiv:1812.00474v1 fatcat:axcdlrz7bvc5foelkcv3jfbak4

Wikipedia Research and Tools: Review and Comments

Finn Årup Nielsen
2012 Social Science Research Network  
I here give an overview of Wikipedia and wiki research and tools. Well over 1,000 reports have been published in the field and there exist dedicated scientific meetings for Wikipedia research.  ...  It is not possible to give a complete review of all material published. This overview serves to describe some key areas of research. i  ...  , Mostafa Mesgari and Arto Lanamäki with whom I am writing systematic reviews about Wikipedia research. 14  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2129874 fatcat:h4znerp2efhn5j5bdi5rl7addi

Representing COVID-19 information in collaborative knowledge graphs: The case of Wikidata

Houcemeddine Turki, Mohamed Ali Hadj Taieb, Thomas Shafee, Tiago Lubiana, Dariusz Jemielniak, Mohamed Ben Aouicha, Jose Emilio Labra Gayo, Eric A. Youngstrom, Mus'ab Banat, Diptanshu Das, Daniel Mietchen, on behalf of WikiProject COVID- (+1 others)
2021 Semantic Web Journal  
The structure of the raw data is highly complex, so converting it to meaningful insight requires data curation, integration, extraction and visualization, the global crowdsourcing of which provides both  ...  Here, we introduce four aspects of Wikidata that enable it to serve as a knowledge base for general information on the COVID-19 pandemic: its flexible data model, its multilingual features, its alignment  ...  edit statistics of medical content in Wikidata and Wikipedia (Fig. 5) .  ... 
doi:10.3233/sw-210444 fatcat:ibx77yffuzb4joaczopk3ofbyu

Peer Effects in Collaborative Content Generation: The Evidence from German Wikipedia

Olga Slivko
2014 Social Science Research Network  
Abstract On Wikipedia, the largest online encyclopedia, editors who contribute to the same articles and exchange comments on articles' talk pages work in collaborative manner engaging in communication  ...  I appreciate helpful advice of Rodion Permin on the Wikipedia data processing.  ...  In the case of Wikipedia, these could be shocks of attention to article content.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2564049 fatcat:djgj7yvhtjhsdilbwzgucgmiha

Web 2.0 revisited: user-generated content as a social innovation

Bastian Pelka, Christoph Kaletka
2011 International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development  
purpose, the definition of Web 2.0 as a t.ag cloud (for example given in Wikipedia) or as a difference in comparison to a •web 1.0' is rcvisite<l, chaJlenged and discarded.  ...  So while technology is seen as a 'catalyst' of the phenomenon~ the innovation itself (user-generated content) is considered a social one.  ...  The comprehensive use of Wikipedia on a high frequency by a !arge number of users/authors can be considered the factor of success in this case.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijisd.2011.043072 fatcat:2obi6brm7zb5rdv6qv4s3zgyzu

Representing COVID-19 information in collaborative knowledge graphs: the case of Wikidata

Houcemeddine Turki, Mohamed Ali Hadj Taieb, Thomas Shafee, Tiago Lubiana, Dariusz Jemielniak, Mohamed Ben Aouicha, Jose Emilio Labra Gayo, Eric A. Youngstrom, Mus'ab Banat, Diptanshu Das, Daniel Mietchen
2020 Zenodo  
The structure of the raw data is highly complex, so converting it to meaningful insight requires data curation, integration, extraction and visualization, the global crowdsourcing of which provides both  ...  Here, we introduce four aspects of Wikidata that enable it to serve as a knowledge base for general information on the COVID-19 pandemic: its flexible data model, its multilingual features, its alignment  ...  the case with topics like COVID-19 [14] .  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4549834 fatcat:7upiyroilfcenlatngik362k5i

Representing COVID-19 information in collaborative knowledge graphs: the case of Wikidata

Houcemeddine Turki, Mohamed Ali Hadj Taieb, Thomas Shafee, Tiago Lubiana, Dariusz Jemielniak, Mohamed Ben Aouicha, Jose Emilio Labra Gayo, Eric A. Youngstrom, Mus'ab Banat, Diptanshu Das, Daniel Mietchen
2020 Zenodo  
The structure of the raw data is highly complex, so converting it to meaningful insight requires data curation, integration, extraction and visualization, the global crowdsourcing of which provides both  ...  Here, we introduce four aspects of Wikidata that enable it to serve as a knowledge base for general information on the COVID-19 pandemic: its flexible data model, its multilingual features, its alignment  ...  70 The source code of the SPARQL queries used in this work are also made available at https://web.archive.org/web/20200914223401/https://www.wikidat a.org/wiki/Wikidata:WikiProject_COVID-19/Queries/SPARQL_St  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4549841 fatcat:wlrvjjio2jgfjeg2wwyl74ihia
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