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Deconstructing Wikipedia: Collaborative Content Creation in an Open Process Platform
Abstract Collaboration in Wikipedia articles has wiCollaboration in Wikipedia articles has widely been touted as a great leap forward and an example of how technology can be leveraged to improve collaborative processes. If we focus on the creation of individual articles, what does that creation process look like? Information was collected from the Revision History Statistics page of thirty Wikipedia featured articles to examine variables such as number of edits, number of editors and total edits by the largest contributors to a given article. This small pilot study suggests that the article creation process may more closely mirror the traditional writer/editor process than it does the “crowd as writer-editor”. It also raises questions about potential changes in how people view the content creation process. people view the content creation process.
Abstractsub Collaboration in Wikipedia articles has wiCollaboration in Wikipedia articles has widely been touted as a great leap forward and an example of how technology can be leveraged to improve collaborative processes. If we focus on the creation of individual articles, what does that creation process look like? Information was collected from the Revision History Statistics page of thirty Wikipedia featured articles to examine variables such as number of edits, number of editors and total edits by the largest contributors to a given article. This small pilot study suggests that the article creation process may more closely mirror the traditional writer/editor process than it does the “crowd as writer-editor”. It also raises questions about potential changes in how people view the content creation process. people view the content creation process.
Bibtextype misc  +
Citeulike 10177990  +
Doi 10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.10.564  +
Has author Andrew Feldstein +
Issn 18770428  +
Language English +
Number of citations by publication 0  +
Number of references by publication 0  +
Pages 76-84  +
Published in Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences +
Title Deconstructing Wikipedia: Collaborative Content Creation in an Open Process Platform +
Type unknown  +
Volume 26  +
Year 2011 +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 29 January 2012 15:13:30  +
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Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 6 February 2012 20:50:21  +
DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2011  +
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