Visual Analysis of Controversy in User-generated Encyclopedias

  title={Visual Analysis of Controversy in User-generated Encyclopedias},
  author={Ulrik Brandes and J{\"u}rgen Lerner},
  journal={2007 IEEE Symposium on Visual Analytics Science and Technology},
Wikipedia is a large and rapidly growing Web-based collaborative authoring environment, where anyone on the Internet can create, modify, and delete pages about encyclopedic topics. A remarkable property of some Wikipedia pages is that they are written by up to thousands of authors who may have contradicting opinions. In this paper we show that a visual analysis of the "who revises whom"- network gives deep insight into controversies. We propose a set of analysis and visualization techniques… CONTINUE READING
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Visual analysis of controversy in user - generated encyclopedias

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