Filters








1,445 Hits in 6.5 sec

There is No Deadline - Time Evolution of Wikipedia Discussions [article]

Andreas Kaltenbrunner, David Laniado
2012 arXiv   pre-print
In this study we analyse the evolution of these discussions to unveil patterns of collective participation along the temporal dimension, and to shed light on the process of content creation on different  ...  Wikipedia articles are by definition never finished: at any moment their content can be edited, or discussed in the associated talk pages.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was partially supported by the Spanish Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology under the CENIT program, project CEN-20101037, "Social Media".  ... 
arXiv:1204.3453v2 fatcat:m3upwk3ffje5bdduvyky2s7muu

There is no deadline

Andreas Kaltenbrunner, David Laniado
2012 Proceedings of the Eighth Annual International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration - WikiSym '12  
In this study we analyse the evolution of these discussions to unveil patterns of collective participation along the temporal dimension, and to shed light on the process of content creation on different  ...  Wikipedia articles are by definition never finished: at any moment their content can be edited, or discussed in the associated talk pages.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was partially supported by the Spanish Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology under the CENIT program, project CEN-20101037, "Social Media".  ... 
doi:10.1145/2462932.2462941 dblp:conf/wikis/KaltenbrunnerL12 fatcat:ow325q2j6zbd5ewpuj3cah762i

Wikis and Wikipedia as a teaching tool: Five years later

Piotr Konieczny
2012 First Monday  
, highlight common problems and their solutions, and describe a number of new tools enhancing the "teaching with Wikipedia" experience. 2 The following paper is divided into two parts.  ...  The following paper is divided into two parts.  ...  When will the students work on Wikipedia? The importance of deadlines. Learning how to edit a wiki takes a little time.  ... 
doi:10.5210/fm.v0i0.3583 fatcat:elib2rcgh5e4bmv2cvpkxo2dpa

Motivation and Its Mechanisms in Virtual Communities [chapter]

Juliana de Melo Bezerra, Celso Massaki Hirata
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
For the discussion of motivation mechanisms, we reviewed the literature and made qualitative interviews with members of the Wikipedia community.  ...  Participation is a key aspect of success of virtual communities. Participation is dependent on the members' motivation that is driven by individual and environmental characteristics.  ...  To the Wikipedia members that participated in the interviews. To Tony Ahn for the availability to contribute with explanations about Wikipedia.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-23801-7_5 fatcat:cmqq7b2fzvaw3ejnbeleelncmi

Ten Simple Rules for Editing Wikipedia

Darren W. Logan, Massimo Sandal, Paul P. Gardner, Magnus Manske, Alex Bateman
2010 PLoS Computational Biology  
Acknowledgments We thank Philip Bourne for insightful comments and gratefully acknowledge the contributions of the many Wikipedians who collectively developed the policies and guidelines that inspired  ...  If you begin to find a particular interaction stressful, simply log off and come back another time. Unlike most scientific enterprises, Wikipedia has no deadlines.  ...  the Wikipedia articles on ''RNA'', ''Milk'', ''Cow'', and ''Evolution of mammals'' is not a good idea.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000941 pmid:20941386 pmcid:PMC2947980 fatcat:4yciabrm3vhv3hbmixwcfbhkbi

Taxpayer Search for Information: Implications for Rational Attention

Jeffrey L. Hoopes, Daniel H. Reck, Joel Slemrod
2015 American Economic Journal: Economic Policy  
We find seasonal increases in information search around tax deadlines, suggesting that taxpayers seek information to comply with tax law.  ...  For a discussion of the effect of omnibus tax legislation, see Hoopes (2014) . 28 There is modestly elevated information search via Google, Wikipedia or both, on a few dates that we do not include in  ...  Figure 1 1 plots the evolution of three measures of information search on capital gains taxes over time.  ... 
doi:10.1257/pol.20140050 fatcat:jlrohvkqjjacvmj6nay4jxnlo4

Taxpayer Search for Information: Implications for Rational Attention

Jeffrey L. Hoopes, Daniel H. Reck, Joel B. Slemrod
2013 Social Science Research Network  
We find seasonal increases in information search around tax deadlines, suggesting that taxpayers seek information to comply with tax law.  ...  For a discussion of the effect of omnibus tax legislation, see Hoopes (2014) . 28 There is modestly elevated information search via Google, Wikipedia or both, on a few dates that we do not include in  ...  Figure 1 1 plots the evolution of three measures of information search on capital gains taxes over time.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2318581 fatcat:y4qtwyguazcjlljhfksso6xlya

Motivations of contributors to Wikipedia

Stacey Kuznetsov
2006 Computers & society  
A comprehensive analysis of the motivations of Wikipedians is conducted using the iterative methodology developed by Batya Friedman and Peter Kahn in Value Sensitive Design and Information Systems 1 and  ...  During the empirical phase, motivations of the contributors to Wikipedia are identified through analysis of data from two published surveys and a pilot survey conducted at New York University.  ...  There is no authority figure to control the quantity, quality or frequency of contributions, and Wikipedians are never "fired", demoted or even reprimanded for a lack of work.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1215942.1215943 fatcat:m2lqgp727nhqpklteoabrceh7u

Embracing Wikipedia as a teaching and learning tool benefits health professional schools and the populations they serve

Amin Azzam
2017 Innovations in Global Health Professions Education  
Here I describe the evolution of that course between 2013 – 2017, and highlight ongoing partnerships with Wikiproject Medicine, Translators Without Borders, and Wikipedia Zero.  ...  fulfillment of Wikipedia's audacious goal.  ...  As evidenced by the discussions on these talk pages, there remain significant gaps and inconsistencies in the healthrelated content of Wikipedia.  ... 
doi:10.20421/ighpe2017.01 fatcat:5t2mcq55lrfbjdyl7fp34d5biu

Information quality work organization in wikipedia

Besiki Stvilia, Michael B. Twidale, Linda C. Smith, Les Gasser
2008 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
What makes Wikipedia special as a resource is that the quality discussions and processes are strongly connected to the data itself.  ...  A case study with a content analysis of Wikipedia discussion pages and other process artifacts was used.  ...  The product creation and delivery environments for Wikipedia are the same, and there is no time lag between the creation of the product and its delivery to the user.  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.20813 fatcat:gf5fu45f4fhwfmlk5ikg5qch6m

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  
How is work created, assigned, and completed on large-scale, crowd-powered systems like Wikipedia? And what design principles might enable these federated online systems to be more effective?  ...  This paper reports on a qualitative study of work and task practices on Wikipedia.  ...  Acknowledgements We thank Sep Kamvar for invaluable project advice and the Wikipedians who graciously gave us their time and ideas.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1518701.1518927 dblp:conf/chi/KriegerSK09 fatcat:effebusg3zal5o2w63febhex6u

Collaboration, editing, transparency: challenges and possibilities of a "wikification" of journalism

Carlos D'Andréa
2009 Brazilian Journalism Research  
"Wiki-journalism" practices on the Wikinews and Wikipedia sites and initiatives originating with print publications are presented and discussed, and based on them we distinguish two models, which differ  ...  This article discusses the possibilities and challenges of the incorporation of wikis in journalistic editorial offices, especially in the processes involving the drafting and editing of texts.  ...  there "the coverage of G1 in real time".  ... 
doi:10.25200/bjr.v5n1.2009.179 fatcat:henq7qtgtfcf5gvw3ghoo2e2hu

Using Wikipedia to teach scholarly peer review

Paul Anthony Thomas, Matthew F Jones, Spencer G Mattingly
2021 Journal of Information Literacy  
Inspired by the tenets of open pedagogy, the purpose of this project is to use Wikipedia as a way for students to learn about the scholarly peer review process while also producing material that can be  ...  The paper closes by discussing the importance of this project, arguing that it fills a known scholarly need, actively produces knowledge, furthers the aims of the open access movement, and furthers scientific  ...  Christopher Beard and the students of BIOL 524 for helping to make this project report a reality. This project was in part funded by the David B.  ... 
doi:10.11645/15.2.2913 fatcat:tmim4ya47jhevfimn7r2xtfcvu

Collectivism vs. Individualism in a Wiki World: Librarians Respond to Jaron Lanier's Essay "Digital Maoism: The Hazards of the New Online Collectivism"

Markel Tumlin, Steven R. Harris, Heidi Buchanan, Krista Schmidt, Kay Johnson
2007 Serials review  
experts in whatever field when other deadlines and more prestigious demands on their time and expertise call.  ...  If a change or correction has been made in Britannica Online, there is no indication of what has been refined.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.serrev.2006.11.002 fatcat:kcipvqcb45cjpmo7wvrbbkddd4

Wikipedia and undergraduate research trajectories

Lily Todorinova
2015 New Library World  
I feel as though most of the reference content is already on the wiki article so there would be no reason for me to further look into that reference. " ■ "Many of the sites that Wikipedia [uses] may very  ...  The rubric was preferred choice for this study because it is an established and calibrated educational tool and there is a precedence of its use in the context of Wikipedia source evaluation.  ... 
doi:10.1108/nlw-07-2014-0086 fatcat:rpmibus2dfh2nb2iakvvnd4jwe
« Previous Showing results 1 — 15 out of 1,445 results