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Evaluating authoritative sources using social networks: an insight from Wikipedia
Abstract Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to pPurpose: The purpose of this paper is to present an approach to evaluating contributions in collaborative authoring environments and in particular wikis using social network measures. Design / methodology / approach: A social network model for wikipedia has been constructed and metrics of importance such as centrality have been defined. Data have been gathered from articles belonging to the same topic using a web crawler in order to evaluate the outcome of the social network measures in the articles. Originality / Value: This work tries to develop a network approach to the evaluation of wiki contributions and approaches the problem of quality of wikipedia content from a social network point of view. Practical Implications: We believe that the approach presented here could be used to improve the authoritativeness of content found in Wikipedia and similar sources.nt found in Wikipedia and similar sources.
Abstractsub Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to pPurpose: The purpose of this paper is to present an approach to evaluating contributions in collaborative authoring environments and in particular wikis using social network measures. Design / methodology / approach: A social network model for wikipedia has been constructed and metrics of importance such as centrality have been defined. Data have been gathered from articles belonging to the same topic using a web crawler in order to evaluate the outcome of the social network measures in the articles. Originality / Value: This work tries to develop a network approach to the evaluation of wiki contributions and approaches the problem of quality of wikipedia content from a social network point of view. Practical Implications: We believe that the approach presented here could be used to improve the authoritativeness of content found in Wikipedia and similar sources.nt found in Wikipedia and similar sources.
Bibtextype misc  +
Citeulike 764326  +
Doi 10.1108/14684520610675780  +
Has author Nikolaos Th. Korfiatis + , Marios Poulos + , George Bokos +
Has keyword Wikipedia + , Social Networks +
Has reference Proceedings of wikimania 2005 - the first international wikimedia conference + , Using web annotations for asynchronous collaboration around documents + , Librarian: don’t use wikipedia as a source + , The Wiki Way: Quick Collaboration on the Web + , Wikipedia as Participatory Journalism: Reliable Sources? Metrics for evaluating collaborative media as a news resource + , Power to the people: the case for Wikipedia + , Wikipedia science 31% more cronky than britannica’s +
Has remote mirror http://www.korfiatis.info/papers/OISJournal_final.pdf  +
Has webcitation mirror 68CNFiszn  +
Issn 1468-4527  +
Issue 3  +
Language English +
Number of citations by publication 5  +
Number of references by publication 7  +
Pages 252-262  +
Published in Online Information Review +
Title Evaluating authoritative sources using social networks: an insight from Wikipedia +
Type unknown  +
Volume 30  +
Year 2006 +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 29 January 2012 14:38:23  +
Categories Duplicate publication  + , Publications without license parameter  + , Publications without paywall mirror parameter  + , Publications  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 20 September 2014 16:47:36  +
DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2006  +
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A Brief Review of Studies of Wikipedia in Peer-Reviewed Journals + , A Characterization of Wikipedia Content Based on Motifs in the Edit Graph + , Citation needed: The dynamics of referencing in Wikipedia + , Um método automático para estimativa da qualidade de enciclopédias colaborativas on-line: um estudo de caso sobre a Wikipédia + , What We Know About Wikipedia: A Review of the Literature Analyzing the Project(s) + Has reference
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