Corpus ID: 11542005

Who Did What: Editor Role Identification in Wikipedia

@inproceedings{Yang2016WhoDW,
  title={Who Did What: Editor Role Identification in Wikipedia},
  author={Diyi Yang and Aaron Halfaker and Robert E. Kraut and Eduard H. Hovy},
  booktitle={ICWSM},
  year={2016}
}
  • Diyi Yang, Aaron Halfaker, +1 author Eduard H. Hovy
  • Published in ICWSM 2016
  • Computer Science
  • Understanding the social roles played by contributors to online communities can facilitate the process of task routing. In this work, we develop new techniques to find roles in Wikipedia based on editors’ low-level edit types and investigate how work contributed by people from different roles affect the article quality. To do this, we first built machinelearning models to automatically identify the edit categories associated with edits. We then applied a graphical model analogous to Latent… CONTINUE READING

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