Wikipedia as an Information Source on Cryptocurrency Technology

Piotr Stolarski , Włodzimierz Lewoniewski


The paper is an initial study that aims to analyze relations between Wikipedia as an unbiased source of information and cryptocurrency technologies. The purpose of the research is to explore how diversified decentralized cash systems are presented and characterized in the largest open-source knowledge base. Additionally, the interactions between information demand in different language versions are elaborated. A model is proposed that allows to assess the adoption of cryptocurrencies in a given country on the basis of the mentioned knowledge. The results can be used not only for the analysis of popularity of blockchain technologies in different local communities, but also can show which country has the biggest demand on particular cryptocurrency, such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Monero, Litecoin, Dogecoin and other.
Author Piotr Stolarski (WIiGE / KIE)
Piotr Stolarski,,
- Department of Information Systems
, Włodzimierz Lewoniewski (WIiGE / KIE)
Włodzimierz Lewoniewski,,
- Department of Information Systems
Publication size in sheets0.5
Book Abramowicz Witold, Corchuelo Rafael (eds.): Business Information Systems Workshops: BIS 2019 International Workshops Seville, Spain, June 26-28, 2019, Revised Papers, Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, vol. 373, 2019, Springer, ISBN 978-3-030-36690-2, [978-3-030-36691-9], 698 p., DOI:10.1007/978-3-030-36691-9
Keywords in PolishWikipedia, kryptowaluty, Bitcoin, popyt na informację
Keywords in EnglishWikipedia, Cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin, Information demand
ASJC Classification1802 Information Systems and Management; 2611 Modelling and Simulation; 1710 Information Systems; 1403 Business and International Management; 2207 Control and Systems Engineering; 1404 Management Information Systems
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)70
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ScoreMinisterial score = 70.0, 11-09-2020, ChapterFromConference
Citation count*1 (2020-09-16)
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