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Visualizing the overlap between the 100 most visited pages on Wikipedia for September 2006 to January 2007
Abstract This paper compares the monthly lists of tThis paper compares the monthly lists of the 100 most visited Wikipedia pages for the period of September 2006 to January 2007. {searchCrystal} is used to visualize the overlap between the five monthly Top 100 lists to show which pages are highly visited in all five months; which pages in four of the five months and so on. It is shown that almost 40 percent of a month's top 100 pages are visited in all five months, whereas 25 percent are highly visited only in a single month. The presented visualizations make it possible to gain quick insights into the overlap and topical relationships between the monthly lists.l relationships between the monthly lists.
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Collected data time dimension Longitudinal  +
Comments It is shown that almost 40 percent of a month’s top 100 pages are visited in all five months, whereas 25 percent are highly visited only in a single month.
Conclusion The monthly lists of the 100 most visited The monthly lists of the 100 most visited pages in Wikipedia in September 2006 to January 2007 were compared and their overlap was visualized using searchCrystal. It was shown that almost 40 percent of a month’s top 100 pages are visited in all five months, whereas 25 percent are highly visited only in a single month. Further, it was illustrated how searchCrystal can be used to gain quick insights into the overlap structure and topical relationships between the monthly “Top 100” lists. In particular, the Spiral View made to easy to identify the major topics of interest and see that pages related to entertainment and sexuality represent a large percentage of the most popular Wikipedia pages.ntage of the most popular Wikipedia pages.
Data source Wikipedia pages  +
Google scholar url http://scholar.google.com/scholar?ie=UTF-8&q=%22Visualizing%2Bthe%2Boverlap%2Bbetween%2Bthe%2B100%2Bmost%2Bvisited%2Bpages%2Bon%2BWikipedia%2Bfor%2BSeptember%2B2006%2Bto%2BJanuary%2B2007%22  +
Has author Anselm Spoerri +
Has domain Computer science +
Has topic Ranking and popularity +
Issue 4  +
Pages 11  +
Peer reviewed Yes  +
Publication type Journal article  +
Published in First Monday +
Research design Statistical analysis  +
Research questions This paper compares the monthly lists of the 100 most visited Wikipedia pages for the period of September 2006 to January 2007.
Revid 11,034  +
Theories Undetermined
Theory type Analysis  +
Title Visualizing the overlap between the 100 most visited pages on Wikipedia for September 2006 to January 2007
Unit of analysis Article  +
Url http://firstmonday.org/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/viewArticle/1764  +
Volume 12  +
Wikipedia coverage Main topic  +
Wikipedia data extraction Dump  +
Wikipedia language English  +
Wikipedia page type Other  +
Year 2007  +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 15 March 2012 20:32:39  +
Categories Ranking and popularity  + , Computer science  + , Publications  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 30 January 2014 20:32:17  +
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