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Puppy smoothies: improving the reliability of open, collaborative wikis
Abstract The reliability of information collected fThe reliability of information collected from at large Internet users by open collaborative wikis such as Wikipedia has been a subject of widespread debate. This paper provides a practical proposal for improving user confidence in wiki information by coloring the text of a wiki article based on the venerability of the text. This proposal relies on the philosophy that bad information is less likely to survive a collaborative editing process over large numbers of edits. Colorization would provide users with a clear visual cue as to the level of confidence that they can place in particular assertions made within a wiki article.lar assertions made within a wiki article.
Abstractsub The reliability of information collected fThe reliability of information collected from at large Internet users by open collaborative wikis such as Wikipedia has been a subject of widespread debate. This paper provides a practical proposal for improving user confidence in wiki information by coloring the text of a wiki article based on the venerability of the text. This proposal relies on the philosophy that bad information is less likely to survive a collaborative editing process over large numbers of edits. Colorization would provide users with a clear visual cue as to the level of confidence that they can place in particular assertions made within a wiki article.lar assertions made within a wiki article.
Bibtextype article  +
Has author Tom Cross +
Has remote mirror http://firstmonday.org/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/1400/1318  +
Number of citations by publication 5  +
Number of references by publication 0  +
Peer-reviewed Yes  +
Published in First Monday +
Title Puppy smoothies: improving the reliability of open, collaborative wikis +
Type journal article  +
Volume 11  +
Year 2006 +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 20 September 2014 17:14:40  +
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Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 20 September 2014 17:14:40  +
DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2006  +
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