Contropedia - the analysis and visualization of controversies in Wikipedia articles

  title={Contropedia - the analysis and visualization of controversies in Wikipedia articles},
  author={Erik Borra and Esther Weltevrede and Paolo Ciuccarelli and Andreas Kaltenbrunner and David Laniado and Giovanni Magni and Michele Mauri and Richard A. Rogers and Tommaso Venturini},
  journal={Proceedings of The International Symposium on Open Collaboration},
Collaborative content creation inevitably reaches situations where different points of view lead to conflict. In Wikipedia, one of the most prominent examples of collaboration online, conflict is mediated by both policy and software, and conflicts often reflect larger societal debates. Contropedia is a platform for the analysis and visualization of such controversies in Wikipedia. Controversy metrics are extracted from activity streams generated by edits to, and discussions about, individual… 

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