Robert P. Biuk-Aghai

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Wikis have become a popular online collaboration platform. Their open nature can, and indeed does, lead to a large number of editors of their articles, who create a large number of revisions. These editors make various types of edits on an article, from minor ones such as spelling correction and text formatting, to major revisions such as new content(More)
Collaborative virtual environments are becoming an intrinsic part of professional practices. In addition to providing collaboration support, they have the potential to collect vast amounts of data about collaborative activities. The aim of this research is to utilize this data effectively, extract meaningful insights out of it and feeding discovered(More)
Wiki are popular platforms for collaborative editing. In volunteer-driven wikis such as Wikipedia, which attracts millions of authors editing articles on a diverse range of topics, contributors' editing activity results in certain semantic coverage of topic areas. Obtaining an understanding of a given wiki's semantic coverage is not easy. To solve this(More)
Wikis, best represented by the popular and highly successful Wikipedia system, have established themselves as important components of a collaboration infrastructure. We suggest that the complex network of user-contributors in volunteer-contributed wikis constitutes a digital ecosystem that bears all the characteristics typical of such systems. This paper(More)
Collaborative virtual environments are becoming increasingly commonplace, moving out of research labs and into professional practice. Among others, they support knowledge-intensive emergent work performed by distributed teams. In these settings where conventional awareness is absent, making sense of the virtual collaboration becomes challenging. This paper(More)