The most controversial topics in Wikipedia: A multilingual and geographical analysis

  title={The most controversial topics in Wikipedia: A multilingual and geographical analysis},
  author={T. Yasseri and A. Spoerri and M. Graham and J. Kert{\'e}sz},
  • T. Yasseri, A. Spoerri, +1 author J. Kertész
  • Published 2013
  • Computer Science, Physics
  • ArXiv
  • We present, visualize and analyse the similarities and differences between the controversial topics related to “edit wars” identified in 10 different language versions of Wikipedia. After a brief review of the related work we describe the methods developed to locate, measure, and categorize the controversial topics in the different languages. Visualizations of the degree of overlap between the top 100 list of most controversial articles in different languages and the content related… CONTINUE READING
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