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This page is about categorization of research around Wikimedia.


(Research focused on content users)

  • Usage
  • Usability


(Research focused on contributors)

  • Usage
  • Usability
  • Motivation
  • Social Networks
  • Collaboration and Group Decision-Making

Knowledge and Information Management

  • Wikipedia Concepts and Categories (Ontologies)
  • Distribution of Information and Information Growth on Wikipedia
  • Pragmatics [Meaning and Definition Related Disputes and Resolutions on Wikipedia]
  • Knowledge Management on Wikipedia
  • Encyclopedistics
  • Lexicography
  • History of Wikimedia projects

Wikimedia Applied Research

  • (All research aimed at improving various features of Wikimedia projects.)

Wikimedia and the Outside World

  • (Research related to wikis, collaboratively built knowledge, collaborative communities, free knowledge, free culture etc.; as well as research related to collaboration of Wikimedia and non-Wikimedia projects.)


(Technologies and software.)

  • Users
  • Contributors
  • Knowledge and Information Management
  • Wikimedia applied research
  • Wikimedia and the outside world
  • Miscellaneous


  • (uncategorized, new, etc)