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The social roles of bots and assisted editing programs
Abstract This paper investigates software programs This paper investigates software programs as non-human social actors in Wikipedia, arguing that influence must not be overlooked in social scientific research of the on-line encyclopedia project. Using statistical and archival methods, the roles of assisted editing programs and bots are examined. proportion of edits made by these non-human actors is shown to be significantly more than previously described in earlier research. Copyrighty described in earlier research. Copyright
Abstractsub This paper investigates software programs This paper investigates software programs as non-human social actors in Wikipedia, arguing that influence must not be overlooked in social scientific research of the on-line encyclopedia project. Using statistical and archival methods, the roles of assisted editing programs and bots are examined. proportion of edits made by these non-human actors is shown to be significantly more than previously described in earlier research. Copyrighty described in earlier research. Copyright
Bibtextype inproceedings  +
Doi 10.1145/1641309.1641351  +
Has author Geiger R.S. +
Has extra keyword Robot + , Human actor + , Scientific researches + , Social actors + , Software program + , Wikipedia +
Has keyword Automation + , Robot + , Collaboration + , Governance + , Wiki + , Wikipedia +
Isbn 9781605587301  +
Language English +
Number of citations by publication 0  +
Number of references by publication 0  +
Published in WikiSym +
Title The social roles of bots and assisted editing programs +
Type conference paper  +
Year 2009 +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 8 November 2014 07:24:40  +
Categories Publications without license parameter  + , Publications without remote mirror parameter  + , Publications without archive mirror parameter  + , Publications without paywall mirror parameter  + , Conference papers  + , Publications  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 8 November 2014 07:24:40  +
DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2009  +
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