The implications of Wikipedia for contemporary science education: using social network analysis techniques for automatic organisation of knowledge

@inproceedings{Figuerola2015TheIO,
  title={The implications of Wikipedia for contemporary science education: using social network analysis techniques for automatic organisation of knowledge},
  author={Carlos G. Figuerola and Tamar Groves and Miguel {\'A}ngel Quintanilla},
  booktitle={TEEM},
  year={2015}
}
Wikipedia is an Open Content resource, which is constructed by a users community, and is widely employed in educational contexts by both students and teachers. Wikipedia articles have hyperlinks that connect them, so it is possible to represent Wikipedia as a network, in which the nodes are the articles and the edges are hyperlinks. In this paper we analyze a complete copy of the Spanish Wikipedia. We apply Social Networks Analysis Techniques and, more precisely, Communities Detection… CONTINUE READING