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Detecting vandalism on Wikipedia across multiple languages

Tran, Khoi-Nguyen Dao


Vandalism, the malicious modification or editing of articles, is a serious problem for free and open access online encyclopedias such as Wikipedia. Over the 13 year lifetime of Wikipedia, editors have identified and repaired vandalism in 1.6% of more than 500 million revisions of over 9 million English articles, but smaller manually inspected sets of revisions for research show vandalism may appear in 7% to 11% of all revisions of English Wikipedia articles. The persistent threat of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015-05
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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