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().

Version: 0.7.0
Depends: R (≥ 3.0.0)
Imports: httr, igraph, pbapply, plyr, XML, RCurl, stringr
Published: 2016-02-23
Author: person("Leo", "Joubert", email = "", role = c("aut", "cre"))
Maintainer: Leo Joubert <joubert.leo at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: no
CRAN checks: WikiSocio results


Reference manual: WikiSocio.pdf
Package source: WikiSocio_0.7.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Snow Leopard binaries: r-release: WikiSocio_0.7.0.tgz, r-oldrel: not available
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: WikiSocio_0.7.0.tgz