Shyong (Tony) K. Lam

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Shyong (Tony) K. Lam is an author.

Publications

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Title Keyword(s) Published in Language DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. Abstract R C
The Past, Present, and Future of Wikipedia Social computing
Wikipedia
Nupedia
Citizendium
Computer English 2011 0 1
WP:Clubhouse? An Exploration of Wikipedia’s Gender Imbalance Wikipedia
Collaboration
Gender gap
Content coverage
WikiSym’11 conference 2011 . 0 2
WP:clubhouse?: an exploration of Wikipedia's gender imbalance Wikipedia
Collaboration
Content coverage
Gender gap
WikiSym English 2011 0 1
Creating, Destroying, and Restoring Value in Wikipedia Wikipedia Department of Computer Science and Engineering University of Minnesota 2007 Wikipedia's brilliance and curse is that any user can edit any of the encyclopedia entries. We introduce the notion of the impact of an edit, measured by the number of times the edited version is viewed. Using several datasets, including recent logs of all article views, we show that an overwhelming majority of the viewed words were written by frequent editors and that this majority is increasing. Similarly, using the same impact measure, we show that the probability of a typical article view being damaged is small but increasing, and we present empirically grounded classes of damage. Finally, we make policy recommendations for Wikipedia and other wikis in light of these findings. 0 12