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1 1 Wikipedia, and research • A ten-minute talk. • Designing a ten-minute talk. • Stories of research around Wikipedia. • Encouraging contribution: a good thing? – Knowing who really contributes – Tactics for encouraging contribution 2 Ten minute talk #1: Viegas 3 History flow: visual patterns of cooperation and conflict Dan Cosley Channelling Fernanda B. Viégas, Martin Wattenberg, Kushal Dave 4 Understanding Wikipedia • An encyclopedia anyone can edit – Seems vulnerable – But is useful • Main item to study: articles – Collaboratively written – History available • Idea: visualize edit history to understand how articles are produced 5 History flow: how it works 6 Two views of love in Wikipedia 7 Some findings 8 Main takeaways for you • Visualizing social data is cool and useful – Detect patterns – Works well with statistical analysis • Wikipedia is surprisingly robust – Quick repair of damage – Conflict-management mechanisms • Could be used in other communities
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