Aaron Shaw: research


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Peer-reviewed articles

Foote, Jeremy, Darren Gergle, and Aaron Shaw. 2017. Starting Online Communities: Motivations and Goals of Wiki Founders. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '17).

Kim, Yongsung, Aaron Shaw, Haoqi Zhang, and Elizabeth Gerber. 2017. Understanding Trust amid Delays in Crowdfunding. In Proceedings of the 20th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing (CSCW '17).

Narayan, Sneha, Jake Orlowitz, Jonathan Morgan, Benjamin Mako Hill, and Aaron Shaw. 2017. The Wikipedia adventure: Field evaluation of an interactive tutorial for new users. In Proceedings of the 20th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing (CSCW '17).

Twyman, Marlon, Brian C. Keegan, and Aaron Shaw. 2017. Black Lives Matter in Wikipedia: Collaboration and Collective Memory around Online Social Movements. In Proceedings of the 20th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing (CSCW '17).

Kim, Yongsung, Emily Harburg, Shana Azria, Aaron Shaw, Elizabeth Gerber, Darren Gergle, and Haoqi Zhang. 2016. Studying the Effects of Task Notification Policies on Participation and Outcomes in On-the-go Crowdsourcing. In Fourth AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing (HCOMP '16).

Burgess, Eleanor and Aaron Shaw. 2016. Evaluating open collaboration opportunities in the fire service with FireCrowd. In Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Open Collaboration (OpenSym '16).

Hill, Benjamin Mako and Aaron Shaw. 2015. Page protection: Another missing dimension of Wikipedia research. In Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Open Collaboration (OpenSym '15).

Hargittai, Eszter and Aaron Shaw. 2015. Mind the skills gap: The role of Internet know-how and gender in differentiated contributions to Wikipedia. Information, Communication and Society 18(4): 424-442.

Hill, Benjamin Mako and Aaron Shaw Consider the redirect: A missing dimension of Wikipedia research. In Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Open Collaboration (OpenSym '14). (with Benjamin Mako Hill).

Shaw, Aaron, Haoqi Zhang, Andrés Monroy-Hernández, Sean Munson, Benjamin Mako Hill, Elizabeth Gerber, Peter Kinnaird, and Patrick Minder. 2014. Computer supported collective action. March 1. Interactions. 74-77.

Shaw, Aaron and Benjamin Mako Hill. 2014. Laboratories of oligarchy? How the iron law extends to peer production. Journal of Communication. 64(2): 215-238.

Hill, Benjamin Mako and Aaron Shaw. 2013. The Wikipedia gender gap revisited: Characterizing survey response bias with propensity score estimation. PLoS ONE. 8(6): e65782. (with Benjamin Mako Hill).

Hargittai, Eszter and Aaron Shaw. 2013. Digitally savvy citizenship: The role of Internet skills and engagement in young adults' political participation around the 2008 presidential election. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media (JOBEM). 57(2): 115-134. (with Eszter Hargittai).

Kittur, Aniket, Jeffrey V. Nickerson, Michael Bernstein, Elizabeth Gerber, Aaron Shaw, John Zimmerman, Matt Lease, and John Horton. 2013. The future of crowd work. In Proceedings of the 2013 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2013).

Shaw, Aaron. 2012.Centralized and decentralized gatekeeping online: Political news production and mobilization on Daily Kos. Politics & Society. 40:(3): 349-388. Awarded 2012 Best Paper Honorable Mention by the Communication and Information Technology Division of the American Sociological Association (CITASA).

Antin, Judd and Aaron Shaw. 2012. Social desirability bias and self-reports of motivation: A cross-cultural study of Amazon Mechanical Turk in the US and India. In Proceedings of the 2012 ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI'12).

Shaw, Aaron and Yochai Benkler. 2012. A tale of two blogospheres: Discursive practices on left and right. American Behavioral Scientist. 56(4): 459-487. Named 2012 Best Paper by the Information Technology and Politics Division of the American Political Sicence Association (APSA) as well as 2012 Best Graduate Student Paper Honorable Mention by the Communication and Information Technology Division of the American Sociological Association (CITASA).

Shaw, Aaron. 2011. Insurgent expertise: The politics of free/livre and open source software in Brazil. Journal of Information Technology & Politics. 8: 253-272.

Shaw, Aaron, John Horton, and Daniel Chen. 2011. Designing incentives for inexpert human raters. In Proceedings of the 2011 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2011). Awarded Best Paper Honorable Mention.

Hester, Vaughn, Aaron Shaw, and Lukas Biewald. 2010. Scalable crisis relief: Crowdsourced SMS translation and categorization with Mission 4636. In Proceedings of the 2010 ACM Conference on Development (ACM DEV 2010).

Book chapters

Hill, Benjamin Mako and Aaron Shaw. forthcoming. Studying Populations of Online Organizations. In Oxford Handbook of Networked Communication, edited by Sandra González-Bailón & Brooke Foucault Welles. Oxford University Press.

Foote, Jeremy, Aaron Shaw, and Benjamin Mako Hill. forthcoming . Computational insights into computational social science of social media. In Sage Handbook of Social Media, edited by Jean Burgess, Alice Marwick, Thomas Poell, and Jose van Dijck. SAGE Publications.

Shaw, Aaron. 2015. Hired hands and dubious guesses: Adventures in crowdsourced data collection. In Digital Research Confidential: The Secrets of Studying Behavior Online, edited by Eszter Hargittai and Christian Sandvig. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Benkler, Yochai, Aaron Shaw, and Benjamin Mako Hill. 2015. Peer Production: A form of collective intelligence. In The Handbook of Collective Intelligence, edited by Michael Bernstein and Thomas Malone. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. (with Yochai Benkler and Benjamin Mako Hill).

Dissertation

Shaw, Aaron. 2012. An Interactional Account of Online Collective Action. Ph.D. Dissertation. Sociology Department, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA.