Research talk:Wikipedia article creation/Work log/Monday, December 2nd

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Monday, December 2nd[edit]

Finally! Some useful results!

Sadly, I was only able to get data for French and Russian Wikipedias over the holiday (en:Thanksgiving) weekend, but what they show is very telling IMO.

The proportion of surviving articles is plotted by the month of creation and split by editor experience (at time of creation) for fr and ru
Surviving proportion trend (allwiki). The proportion of surviving articles is plotted by the month of creation and split by editor experience (at time of creation) for fr and ru

It looks like all but the most experienced editors are becoming increasingly less successful creating pages in these two wikis. This is what I expected to see when I looked at enwiki. --Halfak (WMF) (talk) 18:35, 2 December 2013 (UTC)[reply]