The past, present, and future of Wikipedia

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The past, present, and future of Wikipedia
Authors: Shyong K. Lam, John Riedl
Citation: Computer 44 (3): 87-90. 2011 March
Database(s): Google Scholar cites
DOI: 10.1109/MC.2011.94.
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The past, present, and future of Wikipedia is a brief overview article discussing works on Wikipedia growth modeling and editor conflicts.

The referenced articles are:

  1. The singularity is not near: slowing growth of Wikipedia
  2. Is Wikipedia growing a longer tail
  3. He says, she says: conlict and coordination in Wikipedia

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They conclude that "...Wikipedia faces real challenges in recruiting new editors and in keeping existing contributors productive" and "We believe it is important for Wikipedia to explore new social computing tools that can aid the community in surviving these challenges by helping contributors work together happily and efficiently".

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