(Apologies if this has been referred to already on this list. If so, I missed it).

A couple of Weeks ago, Brian Keegan published a very nice blog post [1] on the use of Python for Wikimedia research. He uses examples from the English Wikipedia but the techniques he describes are applicable more generally.

It’s fascinating, and shows what a lot can be done with a few lines of code.


[1]  http://nbviewer.ipython.org/github/brianckeegan/Wikipedia-Network-Analysis/blob/master/Wikipedia%20Network%20Analysis.ipynb