Wikipedia edits (simple)

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


Internal nameedit-simplewiki
NameWikipedia edits (simple)
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 =494,139
Left size n1 =66,022
Right size n2 =428,117
Volume m =4,581,775
Unique edge count m̿ =2,450,013
Wedge count s =28,594,062,814
Maximum degree dmax =184,076
Maximum left degree d1max =184,076
Maximum right degree d2max =38,437
Average degree d =18.544 5
Average left degree d1 =69.397 7
Average right degree d2 =10.702 2
Size of LCC N =477,983
Diameter δ =12
50-Percentile effective diameter δ0.5 =3.408 02
90-Percentile effective diameter δ0.9 =4.207 85
Median distance δM =4
Mean distance δm =3.783 81
Balanced inequality ratio P =0.150 719
Left balanced inequality ratio P1 =0.049 995 9
Right balanced inequality ratio P2 =0.203 760
Degree assortativity ρ =−0.135 902
Degree assortativity p-value pρ =0.000 00


Degree distribution

Cumulative degree distribution

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

Hop distribution

Temporal distribution



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