Hi. I'm Leila Zia, a senior research scientist in the Wikimedia Foundation. My research interests lie in the realm of machine learning and optimization. I'm interested in designing systems that can help Wikimedia Movement identify and signal missing content across Wikimedia projects and languages as well as designing algorithms that can help us identify those who are most interested to contribute towards the missing content.
- Increasing article coverage
- Recommendation API
- Voice and exit in a voluntary work environment
- Characterizing Wikipedia Reader Behaviour
- Expanding Wikipedia stubs across languages
2017-08-11: A report on the ongoing analysis of the recent survey on Why We Read Wikipedia. (Abstract and link to slides)
I've started experimenting with writing reports about the conferences I attend. If they're available, you can read them in the Trip reports page.