Wikinews edits (ar)

This is the bipartite edit network of the Arabic Wikinews. It contains users and pages from the Arabic Wikinews, connected by edit events. Each edge represents an edit. The dataset includes the timestamp of each edit.


Internal nameedit-arwikinews
NameWikinews edits (ar)
Data source
AvailabilityDataset is available for download
Consistency checkDataset passed all tests
Authorship network
Dataset timestamp 2017-10-20
Node meaningUser, article
Edge meaningEdit
Network formatBipartite, undirected
Edge typeUnweighted, multiple edges
Temporal data Edges are annotated with timestamps


Size n =25,516
Left size n1 =1,354
Right size n2 =24,162
Volume m =58,054
Unique edge count m̿ =39,205
Wedge count s =74,246,044
Claw count z =154,519,608,403
Cross count x =267,380,141,613,436
Square count q =7,923,479
4-Tour count T4 =360,539,590
Maximum degree dmax =9,812
Maximum left degree d1max =9,812
Maximum right degree d2max =393
Average degree d =4.550 40
Average left degree d1 =42.875 9
Average right degree d2 =2.402 70
Fill p =0.001 198 37
Average edge multiplicity m̃ =1.480 78
Size of LCC N =23,975
Diameter δ =10
50-Percentile effective diameter δ0.5 =3.355 45
90-Percentile effective diameter δ0.9 =3.994 66
Median distance δM =4
Mean distance δm =3.653 34
Gini coefficient G =0.743 906
Balanced inequality ratio P =0.196 894
Left balanced inequality ratio P1 =0.065 886 9
Right balanced inequality ratio P2 =0.299 221
Relative edge distribution entropy Her =0.717 064
Power law exponent γ =4.123 76
Tail power law exponent with p γ3 =2.421 00
p-value p =0.000 00
Left tail power law exponent with p γ3,1 =1.871 00
Left p-value p1 =0.000 00
Right tail power law exponent with p γ3,2 =2.471 00
Right p-value p2 =0.000 00
Degree assortativity ρ =−0.269 013
Degree assortativity p-value pρ =0.000 00
Spectral norm α =409.449
Algebraic connectivity a =0.034 423 3
Spectral separation 1[A] / λ2[A]| =1.688 95
Controllability C =22,617
Relative controllability Cr =0.906 529


Fruchterman–Reingold graph drawing

Degree distribution

Cumulative degree distribution

Lorenz curve

Spectral distribution of the adjacency matrix

Spectral distribution of the normalized adjacency matrix

Spectral distribution of the Laplacian

Spectral graph drawing based on the adjacency matrix

Spectral graph drawing based on the Laplacian

Spectral graph drawing based on the normalized adjacency matrix

Degree assortativity

Zipf plot

Hop distribution

Delaunay graph drawing

Edge weight/multiplicity distribution

Temporal distribution

Temporal hop distribution

Diameter/density evolution

Matrix decompositions plots



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[2] Wikimedia Foundation. Wikimedia downloads., January 2010.