This paper presents a novel study of geographic information implicit in the English Wikipedia archive. This project demonstrates a method to extract data from the archive with data mining, map the global distribution of Wikipedia editors through geocoding in GIS, and proceed with a spatial analysis of Wikipedia use in metropolitan cities.
"Computational Methods for Historical Research on Wikipedia’s Archives,"
e-Research: A Journal of Undergraduate Work: Vol. 1
, Article 4.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.chapman.edu/e-Research/vol1/iss2/4