Does a “Renaissance Man” Create Good Wikipedia Articles?

Jacek Szejda, Marcin Sydow, Dominika Czerniawska

Abstract

We introduce a concept of diversity of interests or versatility of a member of an open-collaboration environment such as Wikipedia and aim to study how versatility influences the work quality. We introduce versatility measure based on entropy. In preliminary experiments on Wikipedia data we indicate the positive role of editors’ versatility on the quality of the articles they co-edit.

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Szejda J., Sydow M. and Czerniawska D. (2014). Does a “Renaissance Man” Create Good Wikipedia Articles? . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval - Volume 1: KDIR, (IC3K 2014) ISBN 978-989-758-048-2, pages 425-430. DOI: 10.5220/0005155804250430


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@conference{kdir14,
author={Jacek Szejda and Marcin Sydow and Dominika Czerniawska},
title={Does a “Renaissance Man” Create Good Wikipedia Articles?},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval - Volume 1: KDIR, (IC3K 2014)},
year={2014},
pages={425-430},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005155804250430},
isbn={978-989-758-048-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval - Volume 1: KDIR, (IC3K 2014)
TI - Does a “Renaissance Man” Create Good Wikipedia Articles?
SN - 978-989-758-048-2
AU - Szejda J.
AU - Sydow M.
AU - Czerniawska D.
PY - 2014
SP - 425
EP - 430
DO - 10.5220/0005155804250430