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Recent research Canceling disputes as the real function of ArbCom
And other new research findings.
Recent research How English Wikipedia drove out fringe editors over two decades
And other new research findings.
Recent research Readers prefer ChatGPT over Wikipedia; concerns about limiting "anyone can edit" principle "may be overstated"
And other new research publications
Recent research The five barriers that impede "stitching" collaboration between Commons and Wikipedia
And other recent research publications.
Recent research Wikipedia-grounded chatbot "outperforms all baselines" on factual accuracy
And various other research on large language models and Wikipedia
Recent research Hoaxers prefer currently-popular topics
And other new research findings
Recent research Create or curate, cooperate or compete? Game theory for Wikipedia editors
And other new research results.
Recent research Gender, race and notability in deletion discussions
And other new research publications.
Recent research Language bias: Wikipedia captures at least the "silhouette of the elephant", unlike ChatGPT
And a dataset of article revisions to provide a corpus for promotional content.
Recent research "Wikipedia's Intentional Distortion of the Holocaust" in Poland and "self-focus bias" in coverage of global events
And other new research publications.
Recent research Wikipedia's "moderate yet systematic" liberal citation bias
And other new research publications.
Recent research Graham's Hierarchy of Disagreement in talk page disputes
And other new research findings.
Recent research Study deems COVID-19 editors smart and cool, questions of clarity and utility for WMF's proposed "Knowledge Integrity Risk Observatory"
And other research findings.
Recent research Disinformatsiya: Much research, but what will actually help Wikipedia editors?
And other new research publications.
Recent research How readers assess Wikipedia's trustworthiness, and how they could in the future
And other research news.
Recent research The dollar value of "official" external links
And other new research
Recent research A century of rulemaking on Wikipedia analyzed
And other new research findings.
Recent research Wikipedia versus academia (again), tables' "immortality" probed
Tables "like to socialize" and "share genes": ooh la la!
Recent research 35 million Twitter links analysed
And other recent research findings
Recent research Student edits as "civic engagement"; how Wikipedia readers interact with images
And other new research findings
Recent research Top scholarly citers, lack of open access references, predicting editor departures
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Recent research How editors and readers may be emotionally affected by disasters and terrorist attacks
And other recent research publications.
Recent research Articles with higher quality ratings have fewer "knowledge gaps"
And other research results
Recent research STEM articles judged unsuitable for undergraduates below the first paragraph
And other new research results
Recent research Vandalizing Wikipedia as rational behavior
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Recent research Welcome messages fail to improve newbie retention
And other new research results
Recent research Wikipedia images for machine learning; Experiment justifies Wikipedia's high search rankings
And other new research publications
Recent research IP editors, inclusiveness and empathy, cyclones, and world heritage
IP editors, inclusiveness and empathy, cycles, and world heritage: A monthly overview of new research results
Recent research Gender bias and statistical fallacies, disinformation and mutual intelligibility
And other recent research publications
Recent research Feminist critique of Wikipedia's epistemology, Black Americans vastly underrepresented among editors, Wiki Workshop report
Summaries of 26 new research publications
Recent research Quality of aquatic and anatomical articles
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Recent research 10%–30% of Wikipedia’s contributors have subject-matter expertise
And other recent research results
Recent research Take an AI-generated flashcard quiz about Wikipedia; Wikipedia's anti-feudalism
And other new research publications
Recent research Students still have a better opinion of Wikipedia than teachers do
Students still have a better opinion of Wikipedia than teachers: And other new research results
Recent research Predicting the next move in Wikipedia discussions
Six million talk page threads analyzed, and other research.
Recent research Wikipedia's Shoah coverage succeeds where libraries fail
And other new research publications
Recent research OpenSym 2020: Deletions and gender, masses vs. elites, edit filters
Ortega's hypothesis was right! (If you start with the right definitions and assumptions.)
Recent research Wikipedia's flood biases
And other new research publications
Recent research Detecting spam, and pages to protect; non-anonymous editors signal their intelligence with high-quality articles
And other new research results
Recent research Receiving thanks increases retention, but not the time contributed to Wikipedia
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Recent research Wikipedia and COVID-19; automated Wikipedia-based fact-checking
And other new research publications
Recent research Automatic detection of covert paid editing; Wiki Workshop 2020
New results from academic research
Recent research Trending topics across languages; auto-detecting bias
And other new research results.
Recent research Disease outbreak uncertainties, AfD forecasting, auto-updating Wikipedia
New research publications on "the fear of being erased" and other topics.
Recent research Wikipedia generates $50 billion/year consumer surplus in the US alone
And other new research results
Recent research How useful is Wikipedia for novice programmers trying to learn computing concepts?
And other new research publications.
Recent research Acoustics and Wikipedia; Wiki Workshop 2019 summary
15 recent papers, and other research news
Recent research Bot census; discussions differ on Spanish and English Wikipedia; how nature's seasons affect pageviews
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Recent research Research at Wikimania 2019: More communication doesn't make editors more productive; Tor users doing good work; harmful content rare on English Wikipedia
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Recent research Wikipedia's role in assessing credibility of news sources; using wikis against procrastination; OpenSym 2019 report
And other recent research publications
Recent research Special issue on gender gap and gender bias research
A roundup of many recent publications examining Wikpedia's gender gaps in participation and content, and their possible reasons
Recent research Most influential medical journals; detecting pages to protect
And other new research publications
Recent research What do editors do after being blocked?; the top mathematicians, universities and cancers according to Wikipedia
And other recent research publications.
Recent research Wikipedia more useful than academic journals, but is it stealing the news?
And other new research publications
Recent research Female scholars underrepresented; whitepaper on Wikidata and libraries; undo patterns reveal editor hierarchy
And other recent research results
Recent research Barnstar-like awards increase new editor retention
And other recent research results
Recent research Research finds signs of cultural diversity and recreational habits of readers
When watchers want the whole truth, they wind up with the wiki! And Cultural Context Content comes out of a complete cartography.
Recent research Ad revenue from reused Wikipedia articles; are Wikipedia researchers asking the right questions?
And other new research publications.
Recent research Why do the most active Wikipedians burn out?; only 4% of students vandalize
And other new research results.
Recent research Wikipedia and paid labour; Swedish gender gap; how verifiable is "verifiable"?
Current academic research about the encyclopedia and related projects.
Recent research Bursty edits; how politics beat religion but then lost to sports; notability as a glass ceiling
Current research involving Wikipedia.
Recent research Teaching Wikipedia, Does advertising the gender gap help or hurt Wikipedia?
Current academic research on Wikipedia and related projects
Recent research OpenSym 2015 report; PageRank and wiki quality; news suggestions; the impact of open access
OpenSym 2015 report: A look at the research presented at the OpenSym 2015 conference.
Recent research Wikipedia and collective intelligence; how Wikipedia is tweeted
An article argues that Wikipedia displays some key characteristics of a collective intelligence process.
Recent research How Wikipedia built governance capability; readability of plastic surgery articles
One paper looks at the topic of Wikipedia governance in the context of online social production.
Recent research Drug articles accurate and largely complete; women "slightly overrepresented"; talking like an admin
Wikipedia's articles on drugs are pretty good – good enough to impress even doctors. A new research study adds some substance to that impression.
Recent research Military history, cricket, and Australia targeted in Wikipedia articles' popularity vs. quality; how copyright damages economy
Reader demand for some topics (e.g. LGBT topics or pages about countries) is poorly satisfied, whereas there is over-abundance of quality on topics of comparatively little interest, such as military history.
Recent research Most important people; respiratory reliability; academic attitudes
The authors attempt to answer the question "Who are the most important people of all times?" Their findings clearly show that different Wikipedias give different prominence to different individuals.
Recent research Gender bias, SOPA blackout, and a student assignment that backfired
A monthly roundup of Wikimedia-related research
Recent research Bot writes about theatre plays; "Renaissance editors" create better content
A paper presented at the International Conference on Pattern Recognition last year presents an automated method to improve Wikipedia's coverage of theatre plays.
Recent research Wikipedia in higher education; gender-driven talk page conflicts; disease forecasting
A paper titled "Factors that influence the teaching use of Wikipedia in Higher Education" uses the technology acceptance model to shed light on faculty's (of Universitat Oberta de Catalunya) views of Wikipedia as a teaching tool.
Recent research Gender gap and skills gap; academic citations on the rise; European food cultures
The monthly roundup of research related to Wikimedia.
Recent research Informed consent and privacy; newsmaking on Wikipedia; Wikipedia and organizational theories
In new research conducted in light of proposed changes to data protection legislation in the European Union (EU), authors Bart Custers, Simone van der Hof, and Bart Schermer conducted a comparative analysis of social media and user-generated content websites’ privacy policies along with a user survey (N=8,621 in 26 countries) and interviews in 13 different EU countries on awareness, values, and attitudes toward privacy online.
Recent research 99.25% of Wikipedia birthdates accurate; focused Wikipedians live longer; merging WordNet, Wikipedia and Wiktionary
0.75% of Wikipedia birthdates are inaccurate, reported Robert Viseur at WikiSym 2014. Those inaccuracies are "low, although higher than the 0.21% observed for the baseline reference sources". Given that biographies represent 15% of English Wikipedia, the third largest category after "arts" and "culture", their accuracy is important.
Recent research A Wikipedia-based Pantheon; new Wikipedia analysis tool suite; how AfC hamstrings newbies
The latest roundup of research about Wikimedia
Recent research Shifting values in the paid content debate; cross-language bot detection
Shifting values in the paid content debate: Kim Osman has performed a fascinating study on the three 2013 failed proposals to ban paid advocacy editing in the English language Wikipedia. Using a Constructivist Grounded Theory approach, Osman analyzed 573 posts from the three main votes on paid editing conducted in the community in November 2013.
Recent research Power users and diversity in WikiProjects; the "network of cultures" in multilingual Wikipedia biographies
Power users and diversity in WikiProjects: In a recent paper, Jacob Solomon and Rick Wash investigate the question of sustainability in online communities by analysing trends in the growth of WikiProjects.
Recent research Predicting which article you will edit next; reader research
Predicting which article you will edit next: Wikipedia in the eyes of its beholders; "Chinese-language time zones" favor Asian pop and IT topics on Wikipedia; and bipartite editing prediction in Wikipedia.
Recent research Wikipedia predicts flu more accurately than Google; 43% of academics have edited Wikipedia
Wikipedia predicts flu more accurately than Google: Can you predict the number of seasonal influenza-like illness in the U.S. using data from Wikipedia?
Recent research Wikipedians' "encyclopedic identity" dominates even in Kosovo debates; analysis of "In the news" discussions; user hierarchy mapped
Wikipedians' "encyclopedic identity" dominates even in Kosovo debates: Have you wondered about differences in the articles on Crimea in the Russian, Ukrainian, and English versions of Wikipedia? A newly published article entitled "Lost in Translation: Contexts, Computing, Disputing on Wikipedia" doesn't address Crimea, but nonetheless offers insight into the editing of contentious articles in multiple language editions through a heavy qualitative examination of Wikipedia articles about the Kosovo in the Serbian, Croatian, and English editions.
Recent research CSCW '14 retrospective; the impact of SOPA on deletionism
CSCW '14 retrospective; the impact of SOPA on deletionism: The monthly roundup of recent academic research about Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects, edited jointly with the Wikimedia Research Committee.
Recent research Translation assignments, weasel words, and Wikipedia's content in its later years
An author experimented with "a promising type of assignment in formal translator training which involves translating and publishing Wikipedia articles", in three courses with students at the University of Warsaw.
Recent research Cross-language editors, election predictions, vandalism experiments
Analyzing edits to the-then 46 largest Wikipedias between July 9 and August 8, 2013, a study identified a set of about 8,000 contributors with a global user account who have edited more than one of these language versions in that time frame.
Recent research Reciprocity and reputation motivate contributions to Wikipedia; indigenous knowledge and "cultural imperialism"; how PR people see Wikipedia
Wikipedia works on the efforts of unpaid volunteers who choose to donate their time to advance the cause of free knowledge. This phenomenon, as trivial as it may sound to those acquainted with Wikipedia inner workings, has always puzzled economists and social scientists alike, in that standard Economic theory would not predict that such enterprises would thrive without any form of remuneration.
Recent research User influence on site policies: Wikipedia vs. Facebook vs. YouTube
User influence on site policies: Wikipedia vs. Facebook vs. Youtube: Laura Stein, a researcher at the University of Texas at Austin, has concluded that, based on her comparison of user policy documents (including the Terms of Service) of YouTube, Facebook and Wikipedia, Wikipedia offers the highest level of participation power overall.
Recent research Automatic detection of "infiltrating" Wikipedia admins; Wiki, or 'pedia?
A conference paper makes a rather serious claim: "We find a surprisingly large number of editors who change their behavior and begin focusing more on a particular controversial topic once they are promoted to administrator status."
Recent research WikiSym 2013 retrospective
98 registered participants attended the annual WikiSym+OpenSym conference from August 5-7 at Hong Kong's Cyberport facility.
Recent research Napoleon, Michael Jackson and Srebrenica across cultures, 90% of Wikipedia better than Britannica, WikiSym preview
An ArXiv preprint titled "Highlighting entanglement of cultures via ranking of multilingual Wikipedia articles" is about the Wikipedia articles on individuals and their position in the hyperlink network of the articles in each Wikipedia language edition, considering the whole hyperlink network.
Recent research Most controversial Wikipedia topics, automatic detection of sockpuppets
A comparative work by T. Yasseri., A. Spoerri, M. Graham and J. Kertész looks at the 100 most controversial topics in 10 language versions of Wikipedia, and tries to make sense of the similarities and differences in these lists.
Recent research Motivations on the Persian Wikipedia; is science eight times more popular on the Spanish Wikipedia than the English Wikipedia?
An article in Library Review offers a much-needed comparison of data from a population of editors outside the English Wikipedia.
Recent research Sentiment monitoring; Wikipedians and academics favor the same papers; UNESCO and systemic bias; How ideas flow on Wikiversity
Sentiment monitoring; UNESCO and systemic bias; and more: A report on an online service which was created to conduct real-time monitoring of Wikipedia articles of companies, and more.
Recent research "Ignore all rules" in deletions; anonymity and groupthink; how readers react when shown talk pages
A paper presented at last month's CSCW Conference observes that "Mass collaboration systems are often characterized as unstructured organizations lacking rule and order", yet Wikipedia has a well developed body of policies to support it as an organization.
Recent research Wikipedia not so novel after all, except to UK university lecturers; EPOV instead of NPOV
Wikipedia not so novel after all, except to UK university lecturers: "Wikipedia and Encyclopedic Production" by Jeff Loveland (a historian of encyclopedias) and Joseph Reagle situates Wikipedia within the context of encyclopedic production historically, arguing that the features that many claim to be unique about Wikipedia actually have roots in encyclopedias of the past.
Recent research Lessons from the research literature on open collaboration; clicks on featured articles; credibility heuristics
A special issue of the American Behavioral Scientist is devoted to "open collaboration".
Recent research Wikipedia and Sandy Hook; SOPA blackout reexamined
The gathering of hundreds of Wikipedians to cover the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in its immediate aftermath, and a look back at Wikipedians' participation in the January protests against SOPA and PIPA.
Recent research Movie success predictions, readability, credentials and authority, geographical comparisons
An open-access preprint presents the results from a study attempting to predict early box office revenues from Wikipedia traffic and activity data. The authors – a team of computational social scientists from Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Aalto University and the Central European University – submit that behavioral patterns on Wikipedia can be used for accurate forecasting, matching and in some cases outperforming the use of social media data for predictive modeling. The results, based on a corpus of 312 English Wikipedia articles on movies released in 2010, indicate that the joint editing activity and traffic measures on Wikipedia are strong predictors of box office revenue for highly successful movies.
Recent research WP governance informal; community as social network; efficiency of recruitment and content production; Rorschach news
A paper in the Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, coming from the social control perspective and employing the repertory grid technique, has contributed interesting observations about the governance of Wikipedia.
Recent research "Rise and decline" of Wikipedia participation, new literature overviews, a look back at WikiSym 2012
A paper to appear in a special issue of American Behavioral Scientist describes how "several changes that the Wikipedia community made to manage quality and consistency in the face of a massive growth in participation have led to a more restrictive environment for newcomers" and points to three factors contributing to the increasingly "restrictive environment" they face.
Recent research New influence graph visualizations; NPOV and history; 'low-hanging fruit'
A monthly overview of recent academic research about Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects, edited jointly with the Wikimedia Research Committee and republished as the Wikimedia Research Newsletter.
Recent research Conflict dynamics, collaboration and emotions; digitization vs. copyright; WikiProject field notes; quality of medical articles; role of readers; best wiki paper award
From the modeling of social dynamics in a collaborative environment to why the number of Wikipedia readers rises while the number of editors doesn't.
Recent research Edit war patterns, deleters vs. the 1%, never used cleanup tags, authorship inequality, higher quality from central users, and mapping the wikimediasphere
Recent research Supporting interlanguage collaboration; detecting reverts; Wikipedia's discourse, semantic and leadership networks, and Google's Knowledge Graph
Recent research Barnstars work; Wiktionary assessed; cleanup tags counted; finding expert admins; discussion peaks; Wikipedia citations in academic publications; and more
Recent research Predicting admin elections; studying flagged revision debates; classifying editor interactions; and collecting the Wikipedia literature
Recent research Gender gap and conflict aversion; collaboration on breaking news; effects of leadership on participation; legacy of Public Policy Initiative
Recent research Language analyses examine power structure and political slant; Wikipedia compared to commercial databases
Recent research Psychiatrists: Wikipedia better than Britannica; spell-checking Wikipedia; Wikipedians smart but fun; structured biological data
Recent research Quantifying quality collaboration patterns, systemic bias, POV pushing, the impact of news events, and editors' reputation
Recent research WikiSym; predicting editor survival; drug information found lacking; RfAs and trust; Wikipedia's search engine ranking justified
Recent research Top female Wikipedians, reverted newbies, link spam, social influence on admin votes, Wikipedians' weekends, WikiSym previews
Recent research Article promotion by collaboration; deleted revisions; Wikipedia's use of open access; readers unimpressed by FAs; swine flu anxiety
Recent research Talk page interactions; Wikipedia at the Open Knowledge Conference; Summer of Research
Recent research Various metrics of quality and trust; leadership; nerd stereotypes
Recent research Research literature surveys; drug reliability; editor roles; BLPs; Muhammad debate analyzed


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