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Leveraging editor collaboration patterns in wikipedia

Hoda Sepehri Rad, Aibek Makazhanov, Davood Rafiei, Denilson Barbosa
2012 Proceedings of the 23rd ACM conference on Hypertext and social media - HT '12  
We investigate this problem in the context of the collaborative editing of articles in Wikipedia, showing that there is enough information in the edit history of the articles that can be utilized for predicting  ...  We train a model using a distant supervision approach, by labeling interactions between editors as positive or negative depending on how these editors vote for each other in Wikipedia admin elections.  ...  This work was supported in part by grants from NSERC.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2309996.2310001 dblp:conf/ht/RadMRB12 fatcat:ns3usxwksffaxourkni3w4gf5u

Staying in the loop

Brian Keegan, Darren Gergle, Noshir Contractor
2012 Proceedings of the Eighth Annual International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration - WikiSym '12  
Using 1.03 million revisions made by 158,384 users to 3,233 English Wikipedia articles about disasters, catastrophes, and conflicts since 1990, we construct "article trajectories" of editor interactions  ...  These findings have implications for how collective intelligence systems can be leveraged to process and make sense of complex information.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We would like to thank members of the Science of Networks in Communities (SONIC) and Collaborative Technology Laboratories as well as the four anonymous reviewers for their feedback.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2462932.2462934 dblp:conf/wikis/KeeganGC12 fatcat:kaxgynzqu5b5fin6g4czocpmym

Network Positions and Contributions to Online Public Goods: The Case of Chinese Wikipedia

Xiaoquan Zhang, Chong Wang
2012 Journal of Management Information Systems  
Collaboration in Wikipedia is organized around articles, and any two editors co-editing an article have a collaborative relationship.  ...  ABSTRACT: In this paper, we study the effect of collaboration network structure on the contribution behavior of participating editors in Wikipedia.  ...  In the context of Wikipedia collaboration, these actors refer to editors of Wikipedia pages. Thus, editors and actors are used interchangeably in the current paper.  ... 
doi:10.2753/mis0742-1222290202 fatcat:h6x2eqxbcfav5hec3nyhoj64ja

Towards a diversity-minded Wikipedia

Fabian Flöck, Denny Vrandečić, Elena Simperl
2011 Proceedings of the 3rd International Web Science Conference on - WebSci '11  
versions of these articles that leverage the wealth of knowledge and perspectives inherent to largescale collaboration.  ...  issues within the Wikipedia community, give readers access to indicators and metrics to understand biases and their impact on the quality of Wikipedia articles, and support editors in achieving balanced  ...  articles that leverage the wealth of knowledge and perspectives inherent to large-scale collaboration.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2527031.2527063 dblp:conf/websci/FlockVS11 fatcat:xphuwq44gzg3nl4mipvat25upq

Coordinating tasks on the commons

Michel Krieger, Emily Margarete Stark, Scott R. Klemmer
2009 Proceedings of the 27th international conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI 09  
We examine how Wikipedia editors organize their actions and the actions of other participants, and what implications this has for understanding, and building tools for, crowd-powered systems, or any web  ...  This paper reports on a qualitative study of work and task practices on Wikipedia.  ...  Our work leverages the body of research on Wikipedia to understand the general patterns of participation of Wikipedia editors, and seeks to lend qualitative explanations to quantitative patterns previously  ... 
doi:10.1145/1518701.1518927 dblp:conf/chi/KriegerSK09 fatcat:effebusg3zal5o2w63febhex6u

A Gene Wiki for Community Annotation of Gene Function

Jon W Huss, Camilo Orozco, James Goodale, Chunlei Wu, Serge Batalov, Tim J Vickers, Faramarz Valafar, Andrew I Su
2008 PLoS Biology  
Acknowledgments We thank John Hogenesch and Michael Cooke for helpful comments, and the MCB community at Wikipedia (particularly Christopher Day, Diane Schroeder, Emanuele Plebani, and Konrad Koehler)  ...  mass of editors who are skilled in other aspects of online collaboration (copy editing, dispute resolution, governance, etc.)  ...  As an example of the collaborative writing process, the article on RNAi has been edited 708 times by 232 unique editors since its initial creation in October 2002.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060175 pmid:18613750 pmcid:PMC2443188 fatcat:iguinsluhbhbzd4x2jbcessx3a

Is Interaction More Important than Individual Performance?

Thomas Arnold, Johannes Daxenberger, Iryna Gurevych, Karsten Weihe
2017 Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on World Wide Web Companion - WWW '17 Companion  
The empirical results presented in this work are based on a study of several online writing communities, namely wikis from Wikia and Wikipedia.  ...  Recent research has discovered the importance of informal roles in peer online collaboration.  ...  The authors would like to thank Saurabh Shekhar Verma for conducting experiments in preparation for this work.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3041021.3053362 dblp:conf/www/ArnoldDGW17 fatcat:bj4x5dpvvrgzbo7ufsujzhuqdm

Finding patterns in behavioral observations by automatically labeling forms of wikiwork in Barnstars

David W. McDonald, Sara Javanmardi, Mark Zachry
2011 Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration - WikiSym '11  
We use the classifier to identify Wikipedia editors who have been observed with some predominant types of behavior and explore whether those patterns of behavior are evident and how observers seem to be  ...  One example of behavioral observation is Wikipedia Barnstars. Barnstars are a type of award recognizing the activities of Wikipedia editors.  ...  In a study of editor leadership in the work of Wikipedia projects, Ung & Dalle [13] characterize differentiate editor behavior based on time-based patterns of editing activity.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2038558.2038562 dblp:conf/wikis/McDonaldJZ11 fatcat:t3pmdto5obdi5np7glszsjvq64

Structuring Wikipedia Articles with Section Recommendations

Tiziano Piccardi, Michele Catasta, Leila Zia, Robert West
2018 The 41st International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research & Development in Information Retrieval - SIGIR '18  
Our systems can help editors by recommending what sections to add to already existing or newly created Wikipedia articles.  ...  Structuring a new or already existing Wikipedia article with sections is a hard task for humans, especially for newcomers or less experienced editors, as it requires significant knowledge about how a well-written  ...  in section usage, even within a given Wikipedia language; e.g., 80% of the section titles created by English Wikipedia editors are used in only one article.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3209978.3209984 dblp:conf/sigir/PiccardiCZ018 fatcat:tfhnw4oam5hxnogfyichhxdncy

The Impact of Sentiment-driven Feedback on Knowledge Reuse in Online Communities

Mihai Grigore, Christoph Rosenkranz, Juliana Sutanto
2015 AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction  
Studying knowledge reuse in Wikipedia is important since Wikipedia has been able to leverage the benefits of efficient knowledge reuse to produce knowledge goods of relatively high quality.  ...  Specifically, we explore: 1) how Wikipedia editors (any peer who contributes to developing articles in Wikipedia) communicate their feedback toward each other's work in peer conversations and 2) to what  ...  In this study, we refer to Wikipedia editors as any individual who contributes to the development of Wikipedia articles, and we regard knowledge reuse among Wikipedia editors as an aspect of collaboration  ... 
doi:10.17705/1thci.00073 fatcat:lxfkkyd5fzdurjzi5jrjqfnicy

Identifying Controversial Wikipedia Articles Using Editor Collaboration Networks

Hoda Sepehri-Rad, Denilson Barbosa
2015 ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology  
The model considers the collaboration history of pairs of editors to predict their attitude towards one another.  ...  From each article, a collaboration network is built, capturing the pairwise attitude amongst editors, allowing the accurate detection of controversy.  ...  Leveraging admin Elections We take a systematic approach that leverages the strong relationship between the way Wikipedia editors collaborate in the articles they co-edit and the way they vote for each  ... 
doi:10.1145/2630075 fatcat:fytpb2643rftdbxbji4lnrcyxu

Could Open Design learn from Wikipedia?

Hélio Castro, Goran Putnik, Alrenice Castro, Rodrigo Dal Bosco Fontana
2019 Procedia CIRP  
In today's business environment, the trend towards more product variety and customization is unbroken.  ...  Different product families, however, may differ largely in terms of the number and nature of components.  ...  Collaboration and sharing learning processes [2] among members of a specific community is a must in order to leverage OD, that is supported by a digital platform.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2019.07.001 fatcat:y6tehug3uvgpfn6pv7dzib4roy

Deconstructing Wikipedia: Collaborative Content Creation in an Open Process Platform

Andrew Feldstein
2011 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Collaboration in Wikipedia articles has widely been touted as a great leap forward and an example of how technology can be leveraged to improve collaborative processes.  ...  Information was collected from the Revision History Statistics page of thirty Wikipedia featured articles to examine variables such as number of edits, number of editors and total edits by the largest  ...  This feature allows us to recreate the interactions that occur among Wikipedia editors as they collaborate to create articles.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.10.564 fatcat:oah4cmeav5cmvbaqraw2akcwc4

Autonomous link spam detection in purely collaborative environments

Andrew G. West, Avantika Agrawal, Phillip Baker, Brittney Exline, Insup Lee
2011 Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration - WikiSym '11  
The collaborative encyclopedia, Wikipedia, is the basis for our analysis.  ...  Recent research has exposed vulnerabilities in Wikipedia's link spam mitigation, finding that human editors are latent and dwindling in quantity.  ...  Acknowledgements This research was supported in part by ONR MURI N00014-07-1-0907.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2038558.2038574 dblp:conf/wikis/WestABEL11 fatcat:ctpvhvpuc5dyljvzuarl5z6yu4

Web data management

Michael J. Cafarella, Alon Y. Halevy
2011 Proceedings of the 2011 international conference on Management of data - SIGMOD '11  
Instead, one could employ large numbers of human editors to generate and clean their datasets.  ...  WDM exposes collaboration among data-authors; facilitating that collaboration is a second-order priority.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1989323.1989452 dblp:conf/sigmod/CafarellaH11 fatcat:coppl3flhbdkdgz4ljcomnnqny
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