This task is currently a placeholder for creating a formal collaboration with Markus Krotzsch. More information and the next steps will be added to this task in the coming days.
- We have requested that the applicants familiarize themselves with https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Research/Formal_collaborations
The agenda for the upcoming meeting
[Leila] provide an overview of the process for formal collaborations and access to non-public data.
[All] Discuss the project and arrive, at a high-level, to an understanding of what the project is going to be.
[All] Specify the data that will be needed.
- [Leila and Stas] Review the high-level project and provide feedback to applicants.
- [All] Arrive at a common understanding of what the project will be.
- [Applicants] Create a research proposal on meta. For example, check out the proposal for this project: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Research:Increasing_article_coverage (Search for "Proposal" in the page, the menu may be collapsed.) Now available at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Research:Understanding_Wikidata_Queries
- [Leila/Stas] Review the research proposal and approve.
- [Leila/Stas/Analytics/Ops] Extract and adjust data (remove the entries not needed for this research which may be sensitive), transfer the data to one of the machines (probably stat1003), provide access to the researchers who will work with the data directly.
- [Leila] Apply for MOU/NDA for all researchers specific to the needs of the research
- [Leila/Stas] Touch-base with the applicants throughout the project to learn about the state of the project.
- [applicants] Update the research page on meta with an excerpt of their research on a continuous basis. If the plan is to publish the results in a peer-reviewed venue, the updates to meta can stay short. If not, updates need to be more detailed.