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An empirical study of the effects of NLP components on geographic IR performance +wikipedia pages websites (www.geonames.org)
An evaluation of medical knowledge contained in Wikipedia and its use in the LOINC database +Wikipedia pages + LOINC database "Research design" should also include "Design science". "Experiment" is perhaps also ok.
An exploration on on-line mass collaboration: focusing on its motivation structure +Cooperation has been categorized into parochial cooperation, active cooperation, market-alternative cooperation and unintended cooperation, by on the one hand how specific expected beneficiaries are and whether it has external effect, on the other hand. Adopting Benkler’s three dimensional framework, monetary rewards have been interpreted as a measure of altruistic/egoistic behavior, while Intrinsic/Hedonic rewards is used for dividing hard-core cooperation and soft-core cooperation and psychological rewards are the indispensable point to make a web-based collaboration.
An inside view: credibility in Wikipedia from the perspective of editors +The situations and purposes for which the editors use Wikipedia are similar to other user groups, but they draw on their knowledge as members of the network of practice of wikipedians to make credibility assessments, including knowledge of certain editors and of the MediaWiki architecture.
Analyzing and visualizing the semantic coverage of Wikipedia and its authors +The data map presented in this article shows that the category structure is well maintained, co-occurrence of categories within articles is considered as a measure of category similarity and categories cluster naturally revealing the content coverage of Wikipedia.
Analyzing the creative editing behavior of Wikipedia editors: through dynamic social network analysis +Suitable metrics for identifying the most valuable contributors to Wikipedia have direct practical applicability beyond finding the egobooster, by e.g. proposing alternate ranking systems for the quality of articles based on the quality of contributors.
Applications of semantic web methodologies and techniques to social networks and social websites +Online social spaces encouraging content creation and sharing have resulted in the formation of massive and intricate networks of people and associated content. However the lack of integration between sites means that these networks are disjoint and users are unable to reuse data across sites. Semantic Web technologies can solve some of these issues and improve the value and functionality of online social spaces. The process of creating and using semantic data in the Social Web can be viewed as a sort of food chain of producers, collectors and consumers. Semantic data producers publish information in structured, common formats, such that it can be easily integrated with data from other diverse sources. Collectors, if necessary, aggregate and consolidate heterogeneous data from other diverse sources. Consumers may use this data for analysis or in end-user applications.
Are web-based informational queries changing? +The questionnaire respondents’ stated that Wikipedia and IMDB were convenient and held a sufficient level of information to address their information need. Because of websites such of Wikipedia and IMDB, a large group of queries which earlier would have been classified as informational have become at least partially navigational.
Arguably the greatest: sport fans and communities at work on Wikipedia +Wikipedia appears to provide a socially constructed space in which a celebration of symbols, myths, and events organized around athletes and teams facilitates interaction for an imagined community. Participation in Wikipedia allows fans to pursue consensus on facts and events through collaborative editing and asynchronous communication.
Assessing the value of cooperation in Wikipedia +Wikipedia article quality continues to increase, on average, as the number of collaborators and the number of edits increases which explains that topics of high interest or relevance are naturally brought to the forefront of visibility and quality.
Automatically refining the Wikipedia infobox ontology +The autonomous system proposed in this paper, KOG, makes a step towards refining Wikipedia's ontology which eventually enhance question answering systems and allow them to answer SQL-like queries.
Automatising the learning of lexical patterns: an application to the enrichment of WordNet by extracting semantic relationships from Wikipedia +Wikipedia pages - Websites (WordNet)
Autonomously semantifying Wikipedia +A system was proposed to extract structured data from Wikipedia; the main issues result "from Wikipedia’s growth through decentralized authoring... [Also, the] list and category information [in Wikipedia] is rudimentary" p. 49
Avoiding tragedy in the wiki-commons +Wikipedians have different motivations for participation including the challenges in creating articles, becoming respected by the community for perfoming good work which is critical that the site maintain its dedicated volunteer base. Since Wikipedia is as good as its inputs improvements should therefore be directed toward improving the quality of these inputs without hurting volunteerism by eliminating anonymity, as the Citizendium will do or by identification, even under a nickname, seems a minor burden for writers who have the energy to edit an article.

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Becoming wikipedian: transformation of participation in a collaborative online encyclopedia +" As their participation becomes more central and frequent, participants in Wikipedia adopt new goals, new roles, and use different tools although they are doing so in the same “place.” ... They move from a local focus on individual articles to a concern for the quality of the Wikipedia content as a whole and the health of the community."
Beyond the legacy of the enlightenment? Online encyclopaedias as digital heterotopias +Wikipedia, in its striving to neutrality, in the way in which it enhances the status of lay people and in its functioning as a space for our cultural memory has come to symbolize contemporary views on knowledge.
Beyond vandalism: Wikipedia trolls +Wikipedia trolls are one type of hacker and that their behaviours and motivations resemble those of hackers. Future research on Wikipedia may focus attention on the trolls’ perspective, rather than the point of view of the sysops. Research into the activities of trolls on Wikipedias in other languages or various wiki-projects may elucidate the interactions between Wikipedians and trolls in different communities and examine how different settings may affect trolls’ behaviours. Interviews and Wikipedia articles Data collection involved: 1) email interviews with eight sysops; 2) online ethnographic observation of Wikipedians and trolls on various Wikipedia pages (talk pages of articles, users pages and the other community’s talk pages); and 3) interpretive content analysis of Wikipedia pages (user pages of trolls and sysops; Wikipedia policy pages about trolls and vandals; and community discussion pages about trolls and vandals) and their respective talk pages, archives and history pages.
Breaking the knowledge acquisition bottleneck through conversational knowledge management +Wiki technology and the wiki way of collaboration show a feasible model for knowledge acquisition and maintenance. Knowledge acquisition through collaboration and conversation can lead to super-linear knowledge asset growth and continuous quality improvement.

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Can history be open source? Wikipedia and the future of the past +Wikipedia is accurate in reporting names, dates, and events in U.S. histor; in 25 biographies only 4 clear-cut factual mostly small and inconsequential errors were found. Wikipedia, then, beats Encarta but not American National Biography Online in coverage and roughly matches Encara in accuracy.
Categorising social tags to improve folksonomy-based recommendations +Websites (Flickr, WOrdnet) Wikipedia articles
Chemical information media in the chemistry lecture hall: a comparative assessment of two online encyclopedias +Frequent use of Wikipedia articles by students is a fact; students do trust this information since Wikipedia articles are easier to understand because their content and language are more textbook-like and students usually attach importance rather to completeness and comprehensibility than to exactness and accuracy. Both Roempp and Wikipedia can be recommended as a starting reference...but should be informed to use primary literature and secondary references ( handbooks, databases) in their reports so that students become acquainted with the system of peer-reviewed chemistry literature as early as possible.
Codifying collaborative knowledge: using Wikipedia as a basis for automated ontology learning +"Research design" should be "design science". There is a small evaluation with comparison against WordNet and Cyc. One could argue that "Research design" should also include "experiment". "Wikipedia language could be set to "English". This is implicit given the words they are using. "Wikipedia page type" should also include "Information categorization and navigation". These are downloaded. "Unit of analysis" is mostly "category", - although pages are also used in their system.
Collaboration in context: comparing article evolution among subject disciplines in Wikipedia +Wikipedia articles don't receive an equal amount of attention which leads to a considerable variability in the quality of these articles across subject disciplines. Contributions to Talk pages in addition to article edits themselves provide Wikipedians with a powerful means of shaping the presentation of knowledge. How much confidence one should have in an article whose content is continually under discussion and revision remains an open question.
Collaborative authoring on the web: a genre analysis of online encyclopedias +"Wikipedia and Everything2 differ significantly from one another, with Wikipedia towards the formal, standardized end, and Everything2 towards the informal, variable end of the continuum. Surprisingly, Wikipedia is statistically indistinguishable from the print encyclopedia in terms of the formality features measured in this study." p. 9
Community building around encyclopaedic knowledge +Annotations should be omnipresent and documents should be really active in systems dealing with encyclopaedias knowledge. User profiles with the aim of adaptation individual users, statistical analysis and navigation and tracking technologies based on trails will provide more accurate and more detailed search results.
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