SESSION 4: 10.00 – 12.30. Saturday, March 27
Wikipedia is today one of the flagship projects in the Internet, consistently scaling positions in the rank of top-valued websites. Therefore, it has deserved the attention of researchers, mass-media and general public alike. Recent research results have shown that Wikipedia is entering a new stage of its evolution as a dynamic, complex system.
Leaving aside any fatalist claim about the future of the project, this talk will present the quantitative results collected so far about this shift, and the possible hypothesis that may explain these changes in the evolution of Wikipedia.