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It's a Man's Wikipedia? Assessing Gender Inequality in an Online Encyclopedia

@article{Wagner2015ItsAM,
  title={It's a Man's Wikipedia? Assessing Gender Inequality in an Online Encyclopedia},
  author={Claudia Wagner and David Garc{\'i}a and Mohsen Jadidi and Markus Strohmaier},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2015},
  volume={abs/1501.06307}
}
Wikipedia is a community-created encyclopedia that contains information about notable people from different countries, epochs and disciplines and aims to document the world's knowledge from a neutral point of view. However, the narrow diversity of the Wikipedia editor community has the potential to introduce systemic biases such as gender biases into the content of Wikipedia. In this paper we aim to tackle a sub problem of this larger challenge by presenting and applying a computational method… 
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