The Role of Conflict in Determining Consensus on Quality in Wikipedia Articles

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The Role of Conflict in Determining Consensus on Quality in Wikipedia Articles
Authors
Kim Osman
Publication date
2013
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The Role of Conflict in Determining Consensus on Quality in Wikipedia Articles - scientific work related to Wikipedia quality published in 2013, written by Kim Osman.

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This paper presents research that investigated the role of conflict in the editorial process of the online encyclopedia, Wikipedia. The study used a grounded approach to analyzing 147 conversations about quality from the archived history of the Wikipedia article 'Australia'. It found that conflict in Wikipedia is a generative friction, regulated by references to policy as part of a coordinated effort within the community to improve the quality of articles.

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Osman, Kim. (2013). &quot;<a href="https://wikipediaquality.com/wiki/The_Role_of_Conflict_in_Determining_Consensus_on_Quality_in_Wikipedia_Articles">The Role of Conflict in Determining Consensus on Quality in Wikipedia Articles</a>&quot;.