Scaling consensus: increasing decentralization in Wikipedia governance
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|Scaling consensus: increasing decentralization in Wikipedia governance|
|Authors:||Andrea Forte, Amy Bruckman|
|Citation:||Proceedings of the 41st Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences : 2008|
|Publisher:||Association for Computing Machinery|
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|Restricted:||DTU Digital Library|
Scaling consensus: increasing decentralization in Wikipedia governance describes the self-governance of Wikipedia. The researchers interviewed several people associated with Wikipedia with different roles: the founder, the arbitration committee members, regular user, WikiProject participants, administrator, bureaucrat, etc.
There is a journal version of this article Decentralization in Wikipedia governance.
- Interviews with 11 different users and contributors to Wikipedia, including Jimmy Wales and 5 Arbcom members (apparently there are 27 different roles, see Table 2).
- Following Wikipedia community mailing lists, talk pages, articles.