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Contributing to wikipedia: Through content or social interaction?
Abstract While the overall amount of user contributWhile the overall amount of user contributions in various namespaces has been discussed in previous research, the question of how and where users contribute, depending on their time spent in Wikipedia, is still open. This study analyzed contribution patterns in three namespaces of 685,897 active users of English Wikipedia since its inception. User editing behaviors were analyzed according to the amount of time spent within Wikipedia where contributions in content-oriented spaces were compared with social-oriented namespaces. Copyrightwith social-oriented namespaces. Copyright
Abstractsub While the overall amount of user contributWhile the overall amount of user contributions in various namespaces has been discussed in previous research, the question of how and where users contribute, depending on their time spent in Wikipedia, is still open. This study analyzed contribution patterns in three namespaces of 685,897 active users of English Wikipedia since its inception. User editing behaviors were analyzed according to the amount of time spent within Wikipedia where contributions in content-oriented spaces were compared with social-oriented namespaces. Copyrightwith social-oriented namespaces. Copyright
Bibtextype article  +
Doi 10.4018/jdst.2012100101  +
Has author Zelenkauskaite A. + , Paolo Massa +
Has extra keyword Contributions + , Longevity + , Novice user + , Social webs + , Sociotechnical systems + , Wikipedia + , Behavioral research +
Has keyword Contributions + , Longevity + , Novice Users + , Social Web + , Sociotechnical Systems + , Wikipedia +
Issn 19473532  +
Issue 4  +
Language English +
Number of citations by publication 0  +
Number of references by publication 0  +
Pages 1–13  +
Published in International Journal of Distributed Systems and Technologies +
Title Contributing to wikipedia: Through content or social interaction? +
Type journal article  +
Volume 3  +
Year 2012 +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 7 November 2014 12:01:09  +
Categories Publications without license parameter  + , Publications without remote mirror parameter  + , Publications without archive mirror parameter  + , Publications without paywall mirror parameter  + , Journal articles  + , Publications without references parameter  + , Publications  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 7 November 2014 12:01:09  +
DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2012  +
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