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Submissions/Countering Vandalism on Wikipedia

From Wikimania 2014 • London, United Kingdom

After careful consideration, the Programme Committee has decided not to accept the below submission at this time. Thank you to the author(s) for participating in the Wikimania 2014 programme submission, we hope to still see you at Wikimania this August.

Submission no. 1028
Title of the submission
Countering Vandalism on Wikipedia
Type of submission (discussion, hot seat, panel, presentation, tutorial, workshop)


Author of the submission

Saim Rashid (Srkamal)

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Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)


Personal homepage or blog


Abstract (at least 300 words to describe your proposal)
This will be an interactive session on Vandalism. Topics discussed would be: what is vandalism? Different categories of Vandalism? How to prevent Wikipedia from Vandalism? And How to detect vandalism from pages?

Legal & Free Culture

Length of session (if other than 30 minutes, specify how long)
20 minutes
Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?
Slides or further information (optional)
There will be slides
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