WikiWarMonitor is a website dedicated to resolving Wikipedia edit wars . [1] [2] It is operated by a group of researchers from Oxford Internet Institute , Rutgers University , and Central European University . [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

 

WikiWarMonitor is part of a project called ICTeCollective (and stands for ICT-enabled Collective Social Behavior) and is supported by the European Commission , CORDIS FP7 (Seventh Framework Program), and Future and Emerging Technologies Open Scheme (FET-Open).

Selon CORDIS, the objective of ICT research under the EU’s Seventh Framework Program (qui ICTeCollective and WikiWarMonitor are part of) is “to Improve the compétitivité of European industry – as well as to enable Europe to master and shape the future Developments of These Technologies So that the demands of its society and economy are met. ” [9]

Findings

WikiWarMonitor Wikipedia articles in 13 different languages ​​using a special algorithm. [1] [10] [11] One of Their Findings Was That the editorial conflicts vary by language and are endless When It Comes to terms polarizing Such As ‘ homosexuality ‘, Such As gold Individuals form US President George W. Bush . [12]

Top 100 controversial articles on Wikipedia

WikiWarMonitor list of top 100 controversial articles en français Wikipedia as of 2013: [1]

  • George W. Bush
  • Anarchism
  • Muhammad
  • List of World Wrestling Entertainment employees
  • Global warming
  • Circumcision
  • United States
  • Jesus
  • Race and intelligence
  • Christianity
  • Michael Jackson
  • Barack Obama
  • Islam
  • Intelligent design
  • Adolf Hitler
  • Falun Gong
  • European Union
  • Abortion
  • Kosovo
  • Islamophobia
  • September 11 attacks
  • John Kerry
  • Transnistria
  • Chiropractic
  • Macedonians (ethnic group)
  • Homeopathy
  • Srebrenica massacre
  • Scientology
  • Capitalism
  • japan
  • Israel and the apartheid analogy
  • Israel
  • Prem Rawat
  • White people
  • Catholic Church
  • Ann Coulter
  • Jehovah’s Witnesses
  • Hamas
  • Jimmy Wales
  • Elvis Presley
  • Fidel Castro
  • Joseph Stalin
  • Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversy
  • John Howard
  • Black people
  • india
  • List of Barney & Friends episodes and videos
  • 2006 Lebanon War
  • Evolution
  • Assyrian people
  • Republic of Macedonia
  • Wikipedia
  • United Kingdom
  • Socialism
  • Ayn Rand
  • Developed country
  • Holodomor
  • Freemasonry
  • Fox News Channel
  • libertarianism
  • World War II
  • Fascism
  • afghanistan
  • Deaths in 2008
  • moldova
  • Ron Paul
  • Canada
  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
  • Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam
  • Iran
  • Wii
  • Armenian Genocide
  • British Isles
  • Britney Spears
  • Banu Qurayza
  • mexico
  • United States and state terrorism
  • Lyndon LaRouche
  • John Cena
  • Nicolaus Copernicus
  • Second Amendment to the United States Constitution
  • turkey
  • Akatsuki (Naruto)
  • 9/11 conspiracy theories
  • Super Smash Bros. Brawl
  • Atheism
  • Ward Churchill
  • Islam and antisemitism
  • Scotland
  • Quebec
  • God
  • Homosexuality
  • International recognition of Kosovo
  • Creation Science
  • People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
  • Ronald Reagan
  • Northern Ireland
  • The Used
  • Northern Cyprus
  • Truth

Publications

  • Edit wars in Wikipedia R. Sumi, T. Yasseri, A. Rung, Kornai A., and J. Kertész, IEEE Xplore , IEEE Third International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom) 9-11 Oct. 724-727, Boston, MA , USA (2011).
  • Dynamics of conflicts in Wikipedia T. Yasseri, R. Sumi, A. Rung, A. Kornai, and J. Kertész, PLoS ONE 7 (6): e38869 (2012).
  • Opinions, Conflicts and Consensus: Modeling Social Dynamics in a Collaborative Environment J. Török, G. Iñiguez, T. Yasseri, Mr. San Miguel, K. and J. Kertész Kaski, Physical Review Letters 110 (8) 088 701 (2013) .
  • The Most Controversial Topics in Wikipedia: A Multilingual and Geographical Analysis T. Yasseri, A. Spoerri, M. Graham, and J. Kertész, Scarecrow Press (2014), (Forthcoming).

References

  1. ^ Jump to:c WikiWarMonitor Home Page www.phy.bme.hu/, Retrieved July 28, 2014
  2. Jump up^ Department of Biomedical Engineering and Computational Science BECS,ICTeCollective Project Webpages,Aalto UniversityRetrieved July 28, 2014
  3. Jump up^ (July 21, 2013),editing wars in different language versions of Wikipedia, editing conflicts are modeled statistically. This article is about the social aspects of social behavior.
  4. Jump up^ (June 20, 2012),Dynamics of Conflicts in Wikipedia,PLOS ONERetrieved July 28, 2014
  5. Jump up^ (June 16, 2013)Das letzte Wort(In German),C’tRetrieved July 28, 2014
  6. Jump up^ (February 20, 2013)Conflicts in Wikipedia now Modelled by statistical physicists,Phys.orgRetrieved July 28, 2014
  7. Jump up^ (June 20, 2012)Wikipedia is editorial warzone, says study, (Archived)NBCNews.comRetrieved July 28, 2014
  8. Jump up^ (February 20, 2013)Mathematical model ‘describes’ how online conflicts are resolved,University of OxfordRetrieved July 28, 2014
  9. Jump up^ ICT in FP7: Objectives and Overview,CORDISRetrieved July 28, 2014
  10. Jump up^ (July 22, 2013),Researchers Reveal The World’s Most Controversial Wikipedia Articles,Business InsiderRetrieved July 28, 2014
  11. Jump up^ (August 10, 2013)Os 100 artigos that incendeiam guerras na Wikipedia(In Portuguese),ExameRetrieved July 28, 2014
  12. Jump up^ (June 21, 2012)Las Guerras of Wikipedia(In Spanish),BBC MundoRetrieved July 28, 2014

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