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Okinawa in Japanese and English Wikipedia

Abstract:

This research analyzes edits by foreign-language users in Wikipedia articles about Okinawa, Japan, in the Japanese and English editions of the encyclopedia. Okinawa, home to both English and Japanese speaking users, provides a good case to look at content differences and cross-language editing in a small geographic area on Wikipedia. Consistent with prior work, this research finds large differences in the representations of Okinawa in the content of the two editions. The number of users cross...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1145/2559206.2579413

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, UAS, IT Services, Oxford Internet Institute
Publisher:
Association for Computing Machinery Publisher's website
Pages:
927-932
Publication date:
2014-01-05
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uuid:66b66451-d146-47fd-8ac9-66b2a6c7381a
Source identifiers:
466612
Local pid:
pubs:466612
ISBN:
9781450324748

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