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RFA:Reanalyze Requests for ADMINSHIP over the Wikipedia


Affiliations
1 Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Sanketika Institute of Technology and Management, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
2 Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Avanthi Institute of Engineering & Technology, KOTABHOGAPURAM, Andhra Pradesh 535006, India
3 Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Andhra University College of Engineering (A), Visakhapatnam, India
4 Department of Computer Science and Engineering, AVANTHI Institute of Engineering & Technology, NARSIPATNAM, Andhra Pradesh, India
 

Objectives: Requests for ADMINSHIP (RFA) within Wikipedia are primarily focused on the impact of the relationship between ADMINSHIP candidates and voters on RFA success. Very few studies, however, have investigated how candidates’ contributions may predict their success in the RFA process.

Methods/Statistical Analysis: In this examination, we look at the effect of substance and social commitments and in addition add up to commitments made by ADMINSHIP hopefuls on the group's general choice in the matter of whether to elevate the possibility to head.

Findings: We also assess the influence of clarity of contribution on RFA success. To do so, we collected data on 754 RFA cases and used logistic regression to test four hypotheses.

Application/Improvements: Our results highlight the important role that user contribution behaviors and activity history have on the user’s success in the RFA process. The outcomes additionally propose that residency and number of RFA endeavors assume a part in the RFA procedure. Our discoveries have suggestions for hypothesis and practice.


Keywords

Requests for ADMINSHIP (RFA), Content Contribution, Administrators, Trust, Wikipedia, Social Contribution.
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Authors

B. Ramana Babu
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Sanketika Institute of Technology and Management, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
A. Chandra Sekhar
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Avanthi Institute of Engineering & Technology, KOTABHOGAPURAM, Andhra Pradesh 535006, India
M. Satyanarayana
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Andhra University College of Engineering (A), Visakhapatnam, India
R. M. Preethi
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, AVANTHI Institute of Engineering & Technology, NARSIPATNAM, Andhra Pradesh, India

Abstract


Objectives: Requests for ADMINSHIP (RFA) within Wikipedia are primarily focused on the impact of the relationship between ADMINSHIP candidates and voters on RFA success. Very few studies, however, have investigated how candidates’ contributions may predict their success in the RFA process.

Methods/Statistical Analysis: In this examination, we look at the effect of substance and social commitments and in addition add up to commitments made by ADMINSHIP hopefuls on the group's general choice in the matter of whether to elevate the possibility to head.

Findings: We also assess the influence of clarity of contribution on RFA success. To do so, we collected data on 754 RFA cases and used logistic regression to test four hypotheses.

Application/Improvements: Our results highlight the important role that user contribution behaviors and activity history have on the user’s success in the RFA process. The outcomes additionally propose that residency and number of RFA endeavors assume a part in the RFA procedure. Our discoveries have suggestions for hypothesis and practice.


Keywords


Requests for ADMINSHIP (RFA), Content Contribution, Administrators, Trust, Wikipedia, Social Contribution.

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