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What did they do? Deriving high-level edit histories in wikis
Abstract Wikis have become a popular online collaboWikis have become a popular online collaboration platform. Their open nature can, and indeed does, lead to a large number of editors of their articles, who create a large number of revisions. These editors make various types of edits on an article, from minor ones such as spelling correction and text formatting, to major revisions such as new content introduction, whole article re-structuring, etc. Given the enormous number of revisions, it is difficult to identify the type of contributions made in these revisions through human observation alone. Moreover, different types of edits imply different edit significance. A revision that introduces new content is arguably more significant than a revision making a few spelling corrections. By taking edit types into account, better measurements of edit significance can be produced. This paper proposes a method for categorizing and presenting edits in an intuitive way and with a flexible measure of significance of each individual editor's contributions.of each individual editor's contributions.
Added by wikilit team No  +
Conference location Gdansk, Poland +
Dates 7-9 +
Doi 10.1145/1832772.1832775 +
Google scholar url http://scholar.google.com/scholar?ie=UTF-8&q=%22What%2Bdid%2Bthey%2Bdo%3F%2BDeriving%2Bhigh-level%2Bedit%2Bhistories%2Bin%2Bwikis%22  +
Has author Peter Kin-Fong Fong + , Robert P. Biuk-Aghai +
Month July  +
Peer reviewed Yes  +
Publication type Conference paper  +
Published in Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration (WikiSym '10) +
Publisher ACM +
Revid 10,590  +
Title What did they do? Deriving high-level edit histories in wikis
Url http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1832772.1832775  +
Year 2010  +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 28 October 2012 11:04:06  +
Categories Publications with missing research questions  + , Publications with missing topics  + , Publications missing domains  + , Publications with missing theory type  + , Publications with missing Wikipedia coverage  + , Publications with missing theories  + , Publications with missing research design  + , Publications with missing data source  + , Publications with the missing collected data time dimension  + , Publications with missing unit of analysis  + , Publications with missing wikipedia data extraction  + , Publications with missing Wikipedia page type  + , Publications with missing Wikipedia language  + , Publications with missing conclusion  + , Publications with missing comments  + , Publications with references  + , Publications  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 23 January 2014 20:30:28  +
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