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Factors Influencing Approval of Wikipedia Bots

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Title:Factors Influencing Approval of Wikipedia Bots
Authors:Dalgali, Ayse
Crowston, Kevin
Keywords:AI and Cognitive Assistants in Collaboration
acceptance of bots
bots
decision making at the human-automation boundary
tam(technology acceptance model)
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Date Issued:07 Jan 2020
Abstract:Before a Wikipedia bot is allowed to edit, the operator of the bot must get approval. The Bot Approvals Group (BAG), a committee of Wikipedia bot developers, users and editors, discusses each bot request to reach consensus regarding approval or denial. We examine factors related to approval of a bot by analyzing 100 bots’ project pages. The results suggest that usefulness, value-based decision making and the bot’s status (e.g., automatic or manual) are related to approval. This study may contribute to understanding decision making regarding the human-automation boundary and may lead to developing more efficient bots.
Pages/Duration:10 pages
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/63757
ISBN:978-0-9981331-3-3
DOI:10.24251/HICSS.2020.018
Rights:Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
Appears in Collections: AI and Cognitive Assistants in Collaboration


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