Wikimedia Research Newsletter

Wikimedia Research Newsletter, July 2014

Shifting values in the paid content debate; cross-language vandalism detection; translations from 53 Wiktionaries

With contributions by: Piotr Konieczny, Maximilian Klein, Heather Ford, and Han-Teng Liao

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, June 2014

Vol: 4 • Issue: 6 • June 2014 [contribute] [archives] Power users and diversity in WikiProjects; the “network of cultures” in multilingual Wikipedia biographies With contributions by: Taha Yasseri, Maximilian Klein, Piotr Konieczny, Kim Osman, and Tilman Bayer Contents 1 New book: Global Wikipedia 2 “Interactions of cultures and top…

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, May 2014

Vol: 4 • Issue: 5 • May 2014 [contribute] [archives] Overview of research on Wikipedia’s readers; predicting which article you will edit next With contributions by: Piotr Konieczny, Maximilian Klein and Tilman Bayer Contents 1 “Wikipedia in the eyes of its beholders: A systematic review of scholarly research on Wikipedia…

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, April 2014

Vol: 4 • Issue: 4 • April 2014 [contribute] [archives] Wikipedia predicts flu more accurately than Google; 43% of academics have edited Wikipedia With contributions by: Piotr Konieczny, Giovanni Luca Ciampaglia and Tilman Bayer Contents 1 Wikipedia Usage Estimates Prevalence of Influenza-Like Illness 2 Survey of academics’ view on Wikipedia…

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, March 2014

Vol: 4 • Issue: 3 • March 2014 [contribute] [archives] Wikipedians’ “encyclopedic identity” dominates even in Kosovo debates; analysis of “In the news” discussions; user hierarchy mapped With contributions by: Federico Leva, Scott Hale, Kim Osman, Jonathan Morgan, Piotr Konieczny, Niklas Laxström, Tilman Bayer and James Heilman Contents 1 Cross-language…

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, February 2014

Vol: 4 • Issue: 2 • February 2014 [contribute] [archives] CSCW ’14 retrospective; the impact of SOPA on deletionism; like-minded editors clustered; Wikipedia stylistic norms as a model for academic writing With contributions by: David Ludwig, Morten Warncke-Wang, Maximilian Klein, Piotr Konieczny, Giovanni Luca Ciampaglia, Dario Taraborelli and Tilman Bayer…

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, January 2014

Vol: 4 • Issue: 1 • January 2014 [contribute] [archives] Translation assignments, weasel words, and Wikipedia’s content in its later years With contributions by: Aaron Halfaker, Jonathan Morgan, Piotr Konieczny and Tilman Bayer Contents 1 Translation students embrace Wikipedia assignments, but find user interface frustrating 2 Briefly 2.1 Why bots…

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, December 2013

Vol: 3 • Issue: 12 • December 2013 [contribute] [archives] Cross-language editors, election predictions, vandalism experiments With contributions by: Daniel Mietchen, Maximilian Klein, Piotr Konieczny and Tilman Bayer Contents 1 Cohort of cross-language Wikipedia editors analyzed 2 Attempt to use Wikipedia pageviews to predict election results in Iran, Germany and…

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, November 2013

Vol: 3 • Issue: 11 • November 2013 [contribute] [archives] Reciprocity and reputation motivate contributions to Wikipedia; indigenous knowledge and “cultural imperialism”; how PR people see Wikipedia With contributions by: Piotr Konieczny, Brian Keegan, Nicolas Jullien, Amir E. Aharoni, Henrique Andrade, Tilman Bayer, Daniel Mietchen, Giovanni Luca Ciampaglia, Dario Taraborelli…

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, October 2013

Vol: 3 • Issue: 10 • October 2013 [contribute] [archives] User influence on site policies: Wikipedia vs. Facebook vs. YouTube With contributions by: Han-Teng Liao, Piotr Konieczny, Taha Yasseri, and Tilman Bayer Contents 1 User influence on site policies is highest on Wikipedia, compared to YouTube and Facebook 2 Wikipedia’s…

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