[Air-l] wikipedia research?

Andrea Forte aforte at cc.gatech.edu
Sun Oct 8 06:23:27 PDT 2006

This is probably the most comprehensive bibliography of Wikipedia research
that I am aware of:


There are a wide variety of approaches represented on that list. As danah
mentioned, I (along with Amy Bruckman and other students) have written a
few papers that deal with social/motivation aspects of Wikiepedia, which
can be found at:



On Sat, 7 Oct 2006, Barry Wellman wrote:

> Having had several experiences with Wikipedia entries and edits this week,
> I am curious if anyone is doing research on:
> the social structure and reward structure of Wikipedists -- item enterers,
> editing others, administrators, etc. (I don't know the structure well
> enough to know the nomenclature).
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