The April 2013 issue of the Wikimedia Research Newsletter is out:
In this issue:
• 1 Too good to be true? Detecting COI, Attacks and Neutrality using Sentiment Analysis
• 2 "A Comparative Study of Academic impact and Wikipedia Ranking"
• 3 1970s UNESCO debate applied to Wikipedia's systemic bias in the case of Cambodia
• 4 Reasons why wikilinks are added and removed
• 5 Generation Z judges [[Generation Z]], questioning role of amphetamines
• 6 Visualizing the "flow of ideas" on Wikiversity
• 7 In brief
• 7.1 Wikipedia Vs. Encyclopedia Britannica: A Longitudinal Analysis"
• 7.2 "Wikipedia uses in learning design: A literature review"
• 7.3 Wikipedia assignment has positive impact on students' "research
• 7.4 Co-authorship patterns around Pope Francis, and Boston bombing views
• 7.5 Mining content removed from articles on breaking news events.
• 7.6 Spam on the rise as reason for user blocks
• 7.7 10k birth places and 40k almae matres from Wikipedia biographies, human-vetted
• 7.8 How Wikipedia's Google matrix differs for politicians and artists
• 7.9 A Wikipedia search algorithm that emphasizes serendipity
• 7.10 Usability study recommends 18-point font for Wikipedia
• 7.11 OpenSym, Wikisym, ClosedSym?
• 7.12 Wikimedia France research award winner announced
• 7.13 Provenance graphs
• 8 References
••• 21 publications were covered in this issue •••
Thanks to: Piotr Konieczny, Oren Bochman, Taha Yasseri, Jonathan T. Morgan for
Dario Taraborelli and Tilman Bayer
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