Great suggestions John. Would you mind copying that to the Blog post, and/or the suggestion so they and others see it more clearly?
On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 12:33 PM, John Mark Vandenberg <jay...@gmail.com>wrote: > ImpactStory looks very interesting, especially as it is open source > and owned by a non-profit (but I havent seen whether there charter > ensures it will never effectively become a for-proft). > > They already have a Wikipedia data provider, to determine how many > times a DOI is used on Wikipedia as a way of determining impact of a > piece of research. > > > https://github.com/total-impact/total-impact-core/blob/master/totalimpact/providers/wikipedia.py > > I am guessing they would be interested in code that allows them to > determine how many visitors the Wikipedia page has, which speaks to > the impact of the DOI being on that Wikipedia page. > > That would be a simple enough piece of code to write and has a very > high chance of being incorporated into their system. > > ---- > > As for measuring impact of Wikimedia contributions .. I think the > hardest part is determining which Wikimedia pages should be allocated > to which people, so spelling fix are filtered out (easy) and reverts > are also detected and eliminated (harder). > > e.g. > > You do want impact of > > https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Research_in_education:_Open_and_networked_practices > appearing in your profile. James Neill may also want it appearing in > his impact, but the single edit by User:Rnfitzgerald (Robert > Fitzgerald?) should not mean they can add it to their profile (IMO). > > Once the 'who can claim which pages' problem is solved, adding basic > impact data is easy using the data already published and available via > suitable apis > > > http://stats.grok.se/en.v/latest/Research_in_education:_Open_and_networked_practices > > > http://stats.grok.se/json/en.v/latest30/Research_in_education:_Open_and_networked_practices > > The simplest approach to the 'who can claim which pages' problem is > the person must add each page individually if they feel it is > appropriate to claim credit for it. Then add a cross link to > introduce peer-pressure to prevent fraudulent claims; i.e. "three > other people also claim this page as their own work" or something > similar. > > > On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 8:25 AM, Alexander Hayes > <a...@alexanderhayes.com> wrote: > > Have done. > > > > A very important step forward to connect these organisations. > > > > Regards, > > > > Alexander Hayes > > > > Professional Associate, University of Canberra > > PhD. Candidate, University of Wollongong > > Web Developer, The Australian National University > > > > Mobile: +61427996984 > > Skype: alexanderhayes (Canberra) > > > > Portfolio: http://www.alexanderhayes.com > > LinkedIn: http://au.linkedin.com/in/alexanderhayes > > Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/alexanderhayes > > Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+AlexanderHayes/posts > > > > > > > > > > > > On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 10:39 AM, Leigh Blackall < > leighblack...@gmail.com> > > wrote: > >> > >> I'm casually lobbying a webservice for researcher impact factor to add > >> functionality around Wikimedia Contributions and other alternative > venues. > >> Perhaps you could help vote the suggestion up? > >> > >> > http://feedback.impactstory.org/forums/166950-general/suggestions/5788952-collect-data-from-a-range-of-niche-but-probable-gr > >> > >> > >> > > > > > > -- > John Vandenberg > -- -- Leigh Blackall <http://about.me/leighblackall> +61(0)404561009
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