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I'm a Computer Science Ph.D. candidate at Northwestern University. I fix problems where I see them and I've done a lot of research looking at the similarities and differences between Wikipedia language editions.

Some of My Wikipedia-related Research Papers[edit]

1. Bao, P., Hecht, B., Carton, S., Quaderi, M., Horn, M., and Gergle, D. Omnipedia: Bridging the Wikipedia Language Gap. CHI ’12: 30th International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, (2012).

2. Hecht, B. and Gergle, D. The Tower of Babel Meets Web 2.0: User-Generated Content and Its Applications in a Multilingual Context. CHI ’10: 28th International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM (2010), 291–300.

3. Hecht, B. and Gergle, D. On The “Localness” of User-Generated Content. CSCW ’10: 2010 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, (2010), 229–232.

4. Hecht, B. and Gergle, D. Measuring Self-Focus Bias in Community-Maintained Knowledge Repositories. Communities and Technologies 2009: 4th International Conference on Communities and Technologies, (2009), 11–19.

5. Hecht, B. and Moxley, E. Terabytes of Tobler: Evaluating the First Law in a Massive, Domain-Neutral Representation of World Knowledge. COSIT ’09: Ninth International Conference on Spatial Information Theory, Springer-Verlag (2009), 88–105.

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