Quality evaluation of wikipedia articles through edit history and editor groups

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Abstract

Wikipedia is well known as a free encyclopedia, which is a type of collaborative repository system that allows the viewer to create and edit articles directly in the web browser. The weakness of the Wikipedia system is the possibility of manipulation and vandalism cannot be ruled out, so that the quality of any given Wikipedia article is not guaranteed. It is an important work to establish a quality evaluation method to help users decide how much they should trust an article in Wikipedia. In this paper we investigate the edit history of Wikipedia articles and propose a model of network structure of editors. We propose an algorithm to calculate the network structural indicator restoreratio. We use the proposed indicator combined with existing metrics to predict the quality of Wikipedia articles through support vector machine technology. The experimental results show that the proposed indicator has better performance in quality evaluation than several existing metrics.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Pages188-199
Number of pages12
Volume6612 LNCS
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Event13th Asia-Pacific Conference on Web Technology, APWeb 2011 - Beijing
Duration: 2011 Apr 182011 Apr 20

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume6612 LNCS
ISSN (Print)03029743
ISSN (Electronic)16113349

Other

Other13th Asia-Pacific Conference on Web Technology, APWeb 2011
CityBeijing
Period11/4/1811/4/20

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Quality Evaluation
Web browsers
Wikipedia
Support vector machines
Metric
Evaluation Method
Network Structure
Repository
History
Manipulation
Support Vector Machine
Calculate
Predict
Experimental Results

Keywords

  • edit network
  • quality evaluation
  • web mining
  • web trust
  • Wikipedia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Theoretical Computer Science

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Wang, S., & Iwaihara, M. (2011). Quality evaluation of wikipedia articles through edit history and editor groups. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) (Vol. 6612 LNCS, pp. 188-199). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 6612 LNCS). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-20291-9_20

Quality evaluation of wikipedia articles through edit history and editor groups. / Wang, Se; Iwaihara, Mizuho.

Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 6612 LNCS 2011. p. 188-199 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 6612 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Wang, S & Iwaihara, M 2011, Quality evaluation of wikipedia articles through edit history and editor groups. in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). vol. 6612 LNCS, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), vol. 6612 LNCS, pp. 188-199, 13th Asia-Pacific Conference on Web Technology, APWeb 2011, Beijing, 11/4/18. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-20291-9_20
Wang S, Iwaihara M. Quality evaluation of wikipedia articles through edit history and editor groups. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 6612 LNCS. 2011. p. 188-199. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-20291-9_20
Wang, Se ; Iwaihara, Mizuho. / Quality evaluation of wikipedia articles through edit history and editor groups. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 6612 LNCS 2011. pp. 188-199 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)).
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