summary of wiki-related research conversation at WikiMedia San Francisco, 2011 Dr Mark Graham Oxford Internet Institute www.geospace.co.uk www.zerogeography.net www.wikichains.org e: firstname.lastname@example.org t: @geoplace
Little overlap between language editions (Hecht and Gergle 2010)
Regions without many speakers of a given language are relatively under-represented in that language edition of the encyclopedia.
What role do bilinguals and foreign-language sources play?
What incentives might increase contributions from 2nd language learners & bilinguals and hence increase coverage?
German geo-taggedarticles in Latin America Spanish geo-tagged articles in Latin America (good coverage even in Brazil) Oxford Internet Institute Wikipedia working group: http://www.oii.ox.ac.uk/research/projects/?id=66 - Scott Hale (scotthale.net)