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Big Data and Small: Collaborations between ethnographers and data scientists

Heather Ford
2014 Big Data & Society  
In this essay, she talks about how the three met, how they worked together, and what they gained from the experience.  ...  In the past three years, Heather Ford-an ethnographer and now a PhD student-has worked on ad hoc collaborative projects around Wikipedia sources with two data scientists from Minnesota, Dave Musicant and  ...  In July 2011, at WikiSym in Mountain View, California, I met two computer scientists from Minnesota.  ... 
doi:10.1177/2053951714544337 fatcat:bwywl3fv6vd3vh6sn6hba742ja

WP:clubhouse?

Shyong (Tony) K. Lam, Anuradha Uduwage, Zhenhua Dong, Shilad Sen, David R. Musicant, Loren Terveen, John Riedl
2011 Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration - WikiSym '11  
In the current work, we present a scientific exploration of the gender imbalance in the English Wikipedia's population of editors.  ...  Our findings confirm the presence of a large gender gap among editors and a corresponding gender-oriented disparity in the content of Wikipedia's articles.  ...  WikiSym '11, October 3-5, 2011 , Mountain View, California Copyright 2011 ACM 978-1-4503-0909-7/11/10 ...$10.00. but by harnessing the collective effort of millions of volunteer editors.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2038558.2038560 dblp:conf/wikis/LamUDSMTR11 fatcat:lvffsusrzbfwdeqkb73ll2vy2i

Quality is a verb

S. Andrew Sheppard, Loren Terveen
2011 Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration - WikiSym '11  
In this paper, we explore data quality assurance practices in River Watch, a community-based monitoring program in the Red River basin.  ...  We investigate how the participants in River Watch understand and prioritize data quality concerns.  ...  WikiSym' 11 , 11 October 3-5, 2011, Mountain View, California Copyright 2011 ACM 978-1-4503-0909-7/11/10 ...$10.00.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2038558.2038565 dblp:conf/wikis/SheppardT11 fatcat:ftglpwg3brhnpki55myqyxdt6e

COVID-19 research in Wikipedia [article]

Giovanni Colavizza
2020 bioRxiv   pre-print
Given its public function, it is crucial for Wikipedia to rely on representative and reliable scientific results, especially so in a time of crisis.  ...  We show that all the main topics discussed in this literature are proportionally represented from Wikipedia, after accounting for article-level effects.  ...  In Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration -WikiSym '11, Mountain View, California, 2011. ACM Press. URL: http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?  ... 
doi:10.1101/2020.05.10.087643 fatcat:m47tl6mkwzbkvpvzchfce4tby4