Circadian Patterns of Wikipedia Editorial Activity: A Demographic Analysis

  title={Circadian Patterns of Wikipedia Editorial Activity: A Demographic Analysis},
  author={Taha Yasseri and R{\'o}bert Sumi and J{\'a}nos Kert{\'e}sz},
  booktitle={PloS one},
Wikipedia (WP) as a collaborative, dynamical system of humans is an appropriate subject of social studies. Each single action of the members of this society, i.e., editors, is well recorded and accessible. Using the cumulative data of 34 Wikipedias in different languages, we try to characterize and find the universalities and differences in temporal activity patterns of editors. Based on this data, we estimate the geographical distribution of editors for each WP in the globe. Furthermore we… CONTINUE READING
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