WikiSocio: A MediaWiki API Wrapper

MediaWiki is wiki platform. Providing the infrastructure of Wikipedia, it also offers very sophisticated archiving functionalities. This package is built to store these wiki's archives to R object - data-frame, lists, vector and variables. All data are downloaded with the help of MediaWiki REST API. For instance, you can get all revisions made by a contributor - contrib_list(), all the revisions of a page page_revisions(), or create corpus of contributors - corpus_contrib_create() - and pages corpus_page_create(). Then, you can make these corpus rich of data about contributors or pages - corpus_contrib_data() or corpus_page_data().

Getting started

Package details

Authorperson("Leo", "Joubert", email = "[email protected]", role = c("aut", "cre"))
MaintainerLeo Joubert <[email protected]>
LicenseGPL-3
Version0.7.0
Package repositoryView on CRAN
Installation Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
install.packages("WikiSocio")

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WikiSocio documentation built on May 29, 2017, 10:42 p.m.