|Lifting the veil: improving accountability and social transparency in Wikipedia with wikidashboard|
|Author(s)||Bongwon Suh, Ed H. Chi, Aniket Kittur, Bryan A. Pendleton|
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Lifting the veil: improving accountability and social transparency in Wikipedia with wikidashboard is a 2008 publication written in English by Bongwon Suh, Ed H. Chi, Aniket Kittur, Bryan A. Pendleton.
Wikis are collaborative systems in which virtually anyone can edit anything. Although wikis have become highly popular in many domains, their mutable nature often leads them to be distrusted as a reliable source of information. Here we describe a social dynamic analysis tool called WikiDashboard which aims to improve social transparency and accountability on Wikipedia articles. Early reactions from users suggest that the increased transparency afforded by the tool can improve the interpretation, communication, and trustworthiness of Wikipedia articles.
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