The bachelor thesis tries to find characteristics of editors on Wikipedia, Main focus is to look on how different communities evolve over time around the process of collaboratively building knowledge in form of an encyclopaedic page. Additionaly, it is also planed to publish at the end a paper in a journal.
Researcher: Stefan Kasberger (@stefankasberger, ORCID)
Institute: GESIS Computational Social Sciences – Team Data Science
Advisors: Fabian Flöck and Markus Strohmaier
Start Date: 10th November 2014
The thesis will be done in an open way as far as possible. The data, source code and experiences will be documented, published and shared.
How can people get involved?
Visualization of wiki structure using prefuse visualization package by Chris Davis (CC BY-SA 3.0)