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Biographical social networks on Wikipedia: A cross-cultural study of links that made history
Abstract It is arguable whether history is made by It is arguable whether history is made by great men and women or vice versa, but undoubtably social connections shape history. Analysing Wikipedia, a global collective memory place, we aim to understand how social links are recorded across cultures. Starting with the set of biographies in the English Wikipedia we focus on the networks of links between these biographical articles on the 15 largest language Wikipedias. We detect the most central characters in these networks and point out culture-related peculiarities. Furthermore, we reveal remarkable similarities between distinct groups of language Wikipedias and highlight the shared knowledge about connections between persons across cultures.nnections between persons across cultures.
Abstractsub It is arguable whether history is made by It is arguable whether history is made by great men and women or vice versa, but undoubtably social connections shape history. Analysing Wikipedia, a global collective memory place, we aim to understand how social links are recorded across cultures. Starting with the set of biographies in the English Wikipedia we focus on the networks of links between these biographical articles on the 15 largest language Wikipedias. We detect the most central characters in these networks and point out culture-related peculiarities. Furthermore, we reveal remarkable similarities between distinct groups of language Wikipedias and highlight the shared knowledge about connections between persons across cultures.nnections between persons across cultures.
Bibtextype inproceedings  +
Doi 10.1145/2462932.2462958  +
Has author Aragon P. + , David Laniado + , Andreas Kaltenbrunner + , Yana Volkovich +
Has extra keyword Collective memory + , Cross languages + , Cross-cultural study + , Social connection + , Social Network Analysis + , Social Networks + , Wikipedia + , Social networking (online) + , Biography +
Has keyword Cross language studies + , Social network analysis + , Wikipedia +
Isbn 9781450316057  +
Language English +
Number of citations by publication 0  +
Number of references by publication 0  +
Published in WikiSym 2012 +
Title Biographical social networks on Wikipedia: A cross-cultural study of links that made history +
Type conference paper  +
Year 2012 +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 7 November 2014 05:50:04  +
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Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 7 November 2014 05:50:04  +
DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2012  +
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