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ICONFERENCE
2011
12 years 11 months ago
Lifting the veil: the expression of values in online communities
Wikipedia’s stated mission is to provide a free encyclopedia that people all over the world can use and contribute to. However, while Wikipedia is successful at providing access...
Jonathan T. Morgan, Robert M. Mason, Karine Nahon
CHI
2006
ACM
14 years 4 months ago
Using intelligent task routing and contribution review to help communities build artifacts of lasting value
Many online communities are emerging that, like Wikipedia, bring people together to build community-maintained artifacts of lasting value (CALVs). Motivating people to contribute ...
Dan Cosley, Dan Frankowski, Loren G. Terveen, John...
ERCIMDL
2010
Springer
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13 years 5 months ago
User-Contributed Descriptive Metadata for Libraries and Cultural Institutions
: The Library of Congress and other cultural institutions are collecting highly informative user-contributed metadata as comments and notes expressing historical and factual inform...
Michael A. Zarro, Robert B. Allen
WWW
2011
ACM
12 years 11 months ago
Wikipedia vandalism detection
Wikipedia is an online encyclopedia which anyone can edit. While most edits are constructive, about 7% are acts of vandalism. Such behavior is characterized by modifications made ...
Santiago Moisés Mola-Velasco
WIKIS
2009
ACM
13 years 11 months ago
Assessing the quality of Wikipedia articles with lifecycle based metrics
The main feature of the free online-encyclopedia Wikipedia is the wiki-tool, which allows viewers to edit the articles directly in the web browser. As a weakness of this openness ...
Thomas Wöhner, Ralf Peters