Bots vs. wikipedians, anons vs. logged-ins

  title={Bots vs. wikipedians, anons vs. logged-ins},
  author={Thomas Steiner},
  journal={Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on World Wide Web},
  • T. Steiner
  • Published 3 February 2014
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on World Wide Web
Wikipedia is a global crowdsourced encyclopedia that at time of writing is available in 287 languages. Wikidata is a likewise global crowdsourced knowledge base that provides shared facts to be used by Wikipedias. In the context of this research, we have developed an application and an underlying Application Programming Interface (API) capable of monitoring realtime edit activity of all language versions of Wikipedia and Wikidata. This application allows us to easily analyze edits in order to… 
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