Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiProject COVID-19 (English Wikipedia) is started

2020-03-17 Thread AZ Mayank
That's great Idea 

On Mon, Mar 16, 2020, 2:56 AM Pine W  wrote:

> Hello,
>
> May I suggest that the discussion regarding the name take place
> somewhere other than Wikimedia-l? I think that a talk page of one of
> the relevant articles on English Wikipedia, a WikiProject Medicine
> talk page, or the WikiProject Medicine Mailing List, would all be
> reasonable venues.
>
> Pine
> ( https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Pine )
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Research Showcase] June 26, 2019 at 11:30 AM PST, 19:30 UTC

2019-06-26 Thread AZ Mayank
Any wikipedia meetup or anything next month ? I want to participate from
Nepal ? Let me know?

Best,
Owlf

On Tue, Jun 25, 2019, 10:00 PM Janna Layton  wrote:

> Time correction:
>
> The next Research Showcase will be live-streamed next Wednesday, June 26,
> at *11:30 AM PDT/18:30 UTC*.
>
> On Mon, Jun 24, 2019 at 4:11 PM Janna Layton 
> wrote:
>
> > Hi all,
> >
> > The next Research Showcase will be live-streamed this Wednesday, June 26,
> > at 11:30 AM PST/19:30 UTC. We will have three presentations this
> showcase,
> > all relating to Wikipedia blocks.
> >
> > YouTube stream: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WiUfpmeJG7E
> >
> > As usual, you can join the conversation on IRC at #wikimedia-research.
> You
> > can also watch our past research showcases here:
> > https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Research/Showcase
> >
> > This month's presentations:
> >
> > Trajectories of Blocked Community Members: Redemption, Recidivism and
> > Departure
> >
> > By Jonathan Chang, Cornell University
> >
> > Community norm violations can impair constructive communication and
> > collaboration online. As a defense mechanism, community moderators often
> > address such transgressions by temporarily blocking the perpetrator. Such
> > actions, however, come with the cost of potentially alienating community
> > members. Given this tradeoff, it is essential to understand to what
> extent,
> > and in which situations, this common moderation practice is effective in
> > reinforcing community rules. In this work, we introduce a computational
> > framework for studying the future behavior of blocked users on Wikipedia.
> > After their block expires, they can take several distinct paths: they can
> > reform and adhere to the rules, but they can also recidivate, or
> > straight-out abandon the community. We reveal that these trajectories are
> > tied to factors rooted both in the characteristics of the blocked
> > individual and in whether they perceived the block to be fair and
> > justified. Based on these insights, we formulate a series of prediction
> > tasks aiming to determine which of these paths a user is likely to take
> > after being blocked for their first offense, and demonstrate the
> > feasibility of these new tasks. Overall, this work builds towards a more
> > nuanced approach to moderation by highlighting the tradeoffs that are in
> > play.
> >
> >
> > Automatic Detection of Online Abuse in Wikipedia
> >
> > By Lane Rasberry, University of Virginia
> >
> > Researchers analyzed all English Wikipedia blocks prior to 2018 using
> > machine learning. With insights gained, the researchers examined all
> > English Wikipedia users who are not blocked against the identified
> > characteristics of blocked users. The results were a ranked set of
> > predictions of users who are not blocked, but who have a history of
> conduct
> > similar to that of blocked users. This research and process models a
> system
> > for the use of computing to aid human moderators in identifying conduct
> on
> > English Wikipedia which merits a block.
> >
> > Project page:
> >
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/University_of_Virginia/Automatic_Detection_of_Online_Abuse
> >
> > Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AIhdb4-hKBo
> >
> >
> > First Insights from Partial Blocks in Wikimedia Wikis
> >
> > By Morten Warncke-Wang, Wikimedia Foundation
> >
> > The Anti-Harassment Tools team at the Wikimedia Foundation released the
> > partial block feature in early 2019. Where previously blocks on Wikimedia
> > wikis were sitewide (users were blocked from editing an entire wiki),
> > partial blocks makes it possible to block users from editing specific
> pages
> > and/or namespaces. The Italian Wikipedia was the first wiki to start
> using
> > this feature, and it has since been rolled out to other wikis as well. In
> > this presentation, we will look at how this feature has been used in the
> > first few months since release.
> >
> >
> > --
> > Janna Layton (she, her)
> > Administrative Assistant - Audiences & Technology
> > Wikimedia Foundation 
> >
>
>
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