Submissions/Coverage of Asian biodiversity on Asian-language Wikipedias
Elephas maximus borneensis, Borneo
17: bjn, id, ko, ms, th zh, zh-yue
Mesobuthus longichelus, Xinjiang
Ephedra intermedia, Gansu
5: az, ru, zh
Semachrysa jade, Selangor
7: ru, vi
Hapalomys delacouri, Vietnam
11: ceb, vi, war
Allocota viridipennis, Singapore
For instance, "7: ceb, vi" means there are Cebuano and Vietnames versions, out of a total of 7 Wikipedia languages.
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 2013 programme submission, we hope to still see you at Wikimania this August.
- Submission no.
- Subject no.
- Title of the submission
- Coverage of Asian biodiversity on Asian-language Wikipedias
- Type of submission
- Author of the submission
- Daniel Mietchen
- Country of origin
- Open Knowledge Foundation Germany
- E-mail address
- User:Daniel Mietchen
- Personal homepage or blog
Asia is home to a number of biodiversity hotspots. How does this affect the coverage of biodiversity in Asian-language Wikipedias?
- Detailed proposal
Asia is the largest continent, the most populated one, and rich in both human languages and biodiversity. This contribution will look at how Asian-language Wikipedias cover the topic of biodiversity in general as well as selected taxa endemic to the area where a particular Wikipedia language is spoken. This includes observations on the role of bots and Wikidata in creating and maintaining such articles, on the editing dynamics of articles on species newly described from the region, and on the use of multimedia.
- Wikis in Asia
- Length of presentation/talk
- 25 minutes
- Language of presentation/talk
- Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?
- Slides or further information (optional)
- Special requests
- This presentation would be given on-wiki, making use of video and sound
Limnonectes timorensis, Timor-Leste
5: ceb, war
Myanmymar aresconoides, Myanmar
Termitotrox cupido, Cambodia
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