Research:Quality dynamics of English Wikipedia

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How has Wikipedia changed in quality over time and how have these quality dynamics changed by topic? In this study, we'll use the Monthly Wikipedia article quality predictions dataset[1] and measures of importance to explore the quality dynamics of Wikipedia.


MethodsEdit

Measures of qualityEdit

Wikipedia 1.0 assessments (WP10)
Predicted WP10

Measures of importanceEdit

Explicit
  • WikiProject importance assessments
Implicit
  • Pageviews
  • Link graph
    • Within-project

Categorizing contentEdit

Main en:Wikipedia:WikiProject_Council/Directory

"Women's topics"

"Academic topics"

"Pop culture"

ResultsEdit

OverallEdit

BreakdownsEdit

Culture and the arts
Geographical
History and society
Science, technology and engineering
Women's topics
Academic topics
Pop culture

DiscussionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Halfaker, Aaron (2016): Monthly Wikipedia article quality predictions. figshare. https://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.3859800.v3 Retrieved: 17 03, Nov 19, 2016 (GMT)