[Wikimedia-l] Vote for the most exciting research work about Wikipedia

Carol Ann carolann.ohare at wikimedia.fr
Wed Mar 6 08:44:32 UTC 2013

Hi all,

Wikimédia France launched an international research award aiming to reward
the most influential research work on Wikimedia projects and free
knowledge. After the initial submission of research papers by the community
of researchers who study Wikimedia projects, a jury
<http://researchaward.wikimedia.fr/en/page-d-exemple/>have selected five
finalists among a thirty
You can find summaries and full texts below :

** **Studying cooperation and conflict between authors with history flow
Fernanda B. Viégas, Martin Wattenberg and Kushal Dave, published in 2004.

** **DBpedia: A Nucleus for a Web of Open
Sören Auer, Christian Bizer, Georgi Kobilarov, Jens Lehmann, Richard
Cyganiak and Zachary Ives, published in 2007.

** **A Content-Driven Reputation System for the
Thomas Adler and Luca de Alfaro, published in 2007.

** **Creating, destroying, and restoring value in
Reid Priedhorsky, Jilin Chen, Shyong K. Lam, Katherine Panciera, Loren
Terveen and John Riedl, published in 2007.

** **Can history be open source? Wikipedia and the future of the
Roy Rosenzweig, published in 2006.

It's now up to you to choose the most influential. For that, please visit
this page :
*Voting will close on Monday, March 11*. The announcement of the winner is
scheduled for the end of March.

If you have any question, please use the project talk page, thanks !

Carol Ann O'Hare
Chargée de mission recherche et enseignement - Wikimédia France

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