Just in time for the International Day of Being Awesome, we are pleased to announce the Best Paper awards for WikiSym 2011.
One long paper and one short paper have been selected on the basis of outstanding reviews and evaluation by our awards committee. By coincidence only, both papers address similar themes.
The Best Full Paper is:
WP:Clubhouse? An Exploration of Wikipedia’s Gender Imbalance
Shyong (Tony) K. Lam, Anuradha Uduwage, Zhenhua Dong, Shilad Sen, David R. Musicant, Loren Terveen, John Riedl
The Best Short Paper is:
Gender Differences in Wikipedia Editing
Judd Antin, Raymond Yee, Coye Cheshire and Oded Nov
Congratulations to the winners! And thanks to our selection committee members: Kevin Crowston, Andreea Gorbatai, Amy Bruckman, and Nicolas Jullien.