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Formalization and community investment in wikipedia's regulating texts: The role of essays
Abstract This poster presents ongoing research on hThis poster presents ongoing research on how discursive and editing behaviors are regulated on Wikipedia by means of documented rules and practices. Our analysis focuses on three types of collaboratively-created policy document (policies, guidelines and essays), that have been formalized to different degrees and represent different degrees of community investment. We employ a content analysis methodology to explore how these regulating texts differ according to a) the aspects of editor behavior, content standards and community principles that they address, and b) how they are used by Wikipedians engaged in 'talk' page discussions to inform, persuade and coordinate with one another. persuade and coordinate with one another.
Abstractsub This poster presents ongoing research on hThis poster presents ongoing research on how discursive and editing behaviors are regulated on Wikipedia by means of documented rules and practices. Our analysis focuses on three types of collaboratively-created policy document (policies, guidelines and essays), that have been formalized to different degrees and represent different degrees of community investment. We employ a content analysis methodology to explore how these regulating texts differ according to a) the aspects of editor behavior, content standards and community principles that they address, and b) how they are used by Wikipedians engaged in 'talk' page discussions to inform, persuade and coordinate with one another. persuade and coordinate with one another.
Bibtextype inproceedings  +
Doi 10.1145/1621995.1622063  +
Has author Morgan J.T. + , Katie Derthick + , Toni Ferro + , Elly Searle + , Mark Zachry + , Travis Kriplean +
Has extra keyword Computer-mediated communication + , Content analysis + , Policy documents + , Sociotechnical systems + , Wikipedia + , Groupware + , Communication +
Has keyword Computer-mediated communication + , Computer-Supported Cooperative Work + , Sociotechnical systems + , Wiki +
Isbn 9781605585598  +
Language English +
Number of citations by publication 0  +
Number of references by publication 0  +
Pages 315–316  +
Published in SIGDOC'09 - Proceedings of the 27th ACM International Conference on Design of Communication +
Title Formalization and community investment in wikipedia's regulating texts: The role of essays +
Type conference paper  +
Year 2009 +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 7 November 2014 18:48:14  +
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Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 7 November 2014 18:48:14  +
DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2009  +
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