Edit wars in Wikipedia

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Edit wars in Wikipedia is a 2011 conference paper written in English by Róbert Sumi, Taha Yasseri, András Rung, András Kornai, János Kertész and published in IEEE Third International Conference on Social Computing.

[edit] Abstract

We present a new, efficient method for automatically detecting severe conflicts `edit wars' in Wikipedia and evaluate this method on six different language WPs. We discuss how the number of edits, reverts, the length of discussions, the burstiness of edits and reverts deviate in such pages from those following the general workflow, and argue that earlier work has significantly over-estimated the contentiousness of the Wikipedia editing process.

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  • "Detecting Wikipedia Vandalism using WikiTrust: Lab Report for PAN at CLEF 2010" (create it!) [search]

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