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A quantitative examination of the impact of featured articles in Wikipedia
Abstract This paper presents a quantitative examinaThis paper presents a quantitative examination of the impact of the presentation of featured articles as quality content in the main page of several Wikipedia editions. Moreover, the paper also presents the analysis performed to determine the number of visits received by the articles promoted to the featured status. We have analyzed the visits not only in the month when articles awarded the promotion or were included in the main page, but also in the previous and following ones. The main aim for this is to assess the attention attracted by the featured content and the different dynamics exhibited by each community of users in respect to the promotion process. The main results of this paper are twofold: it shows how to extract relevant information related to the use of Wikipedia, which is an emerging research topic, and it analyzes whether the featured articles mechanism achieve to attract more attention.chanism achieve to attract more attention.
Abstractsub This paper presents a quantitative examinaThis paper presents a quantitative examination of the impact of the presentation of featured articles as quality content in the main page of several Wikipedia editions. Moreover, the paper also presents the analysis performed to determine the number of visits received by the articles promoted to the featured status. We have analyzed the visits not only in the month when articles awarded the promotion or were included in the main page, but also in the previous and following ones. The main aim for this is to assess the attention attracted by the featured content and the different dynamics exhibited by each community of users in respect to the promotion process. The main results of this paper are twofold: it shows how to extract relevant information related to the use of Wikipedia, which is an emerging research topic, and it analyzes whether the featured articles mechanism achieve to attract more attention.chanism achieve to attract more attention.
Bibtextype misc  +
Has author Antonio J. Reinoso + , Jesús M. González-Barahona + , Rocío Muñoz Mansilla + , Israel Herraiz +
Has keyword Wikipedia + , Featured articles + , Usage patterns + , Traffic characterization + , Quantitative analysis +
Has reference Learning to Trust the Crowd: Some Lessons from Wikipedia + , Creating, destroying, and restoring value in Wikipedia + , The singularity is not near: slowing growth of Wikipedia +
Has remote mirror http://oa.upm.es/7243/1/86cameraReady.pdf  +
Language English +
Number of citations by publication 0  +
Number of references by publication 3  +
Published in ICSOFT +
Title A quantitative examination of the impact of featured articles in Wikipedia +
Year 2011 +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 31 July 2011 16:36:44  +
Categories Duplicate publication  + , Publications without license parameter  + , Publications without DOI parameter  + , Publications without archive mirror parameter  + , Publications without paywall mirror parameter  + , Publications  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 6 February 2012 20:48:29  +
DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2011  +
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