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An Interaction-driven Approach for Inferring the Polarity of Collaborations in Wikipedia and Political Preferences on TwitterDownload
In this thesis we explore interactions of users of two major information sources, namely Wikipedia and Twitter. In particular, we show that revision histories of Wikipedia articles contain interaction patterns which can be used to build collaboration profiles of editors. Such profiles can be...
This thesis describes a novel controversy model that helps the current manual process in automatically identifying controversial Wikipedia articles and warning readers about disputable information contained in these articles. The model is based on identifying collaboration patterns among editors...
Critical Thinking, Philosophical Theories of Testimony, and the Challenge of Wikipedia Knowledge ClaimsDownload
Providing students with the necessary critical thinking skills to scrutinize knowledge claims is generally recognized as an important educational goal. Many critical thinking textbooks utilize a criteria-based practice of critical thinking whereby a number of criteria are set out for the...
How are information literacy practitioners discussing Wikipedia? Just as important is this question: what do these discussions say about us as teachers? This article will consider these questions and reflect on their implications for our work.