Studying cooperation and conflict between authors with history flow visualizations

@article{Vigas2004StudyingCA,
  title={Studying cooperation and conflict between authors with history flow visualizations},
  author={Fernanda B. Vi{\'e}gas and Martin Wattenberg and Kushal Dave},
  journal={Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
  year={2004}
}
The Internet has fostered an unconventional and powerful style of collaboration: "wiki" web sites, where every visitor has the power to become an editor. In this paper we investigate the dynamics of Wikipedia, a prominent, thriving wiki. We make three contributions. First, we introduce a new exploratory data analysis tool, the history flow visualization, which is effective in revealing patterns within the wiki context and which we believe will be useful in other collaborative situations as well… 
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