Research:Measuring editor labor hours

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In this project, I'll be estimating a lower-bound on the number of labor hours committed toward editing Wikipedia by estimating session duration for all editors over all time in Wikimedia's projects.


Primarily, I'll be using the activity session-based session duration estimation methods similar to [1]


to do

In the meantime, see the work log.


  1. Geiger, R. S., & Halfaker, A. (2013, February). Using edit sessions to measure participation in Wikipedia. In Proceedings of the 2013 conference on Computer supported cooperative work (pp. 861-870). ACM.