Wikipedia world map: Method and application of map-like wiki visualization

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Wikipedia world map: Method and application of map-like wiki visualization
Authors: Cheong-lao Pang, Robert P. Biuk-Aghai [edit item]
Citation: Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration (WikiSym '11)  : 124-133. 2011 October 3-5. Mountain View, California, USA. ACM.
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Peer-reviewed: Yes
DOI: 10.1145/2038558.2038579.
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Wikipedia world map: Method and application of map-like wiki visualization is a publication by Cheong-lao Pang, Robert P. Biuk-Aghai.

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Wiki are popular platforms for collaborative editing. In volunteer-driven wikis such as Wikipedia, which attracts millions of authors editing articles on a diverse range of topics, contributors’ editing activity results in certain semantic coverage of topic areas. Obtaining an understanding of a given wiki’s semantic coverage is not easy. To solve this problem, we have devised a method for visualizing a wiki in a way similar to a geographic map. We have applied our method to Wikipedia, and generated visualizations for several Wikipedia language editions. This paper presents our wiki visualization method and its application.

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