Discovery Analysis

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The analysis group within Discovery manages the Discovery Dashboards, provides analytics support to other teams when they do A/B tests, and performs ad-hoc analyses of Discovery-domain data for product managers and executive staff.

Current work[edit]

The Discovery Department's Analysis Team leads the Discovery Department in experimental design, data collection, and data analysis.

Past analyses[edit]

For more information about how our data analysis team is working on the Wikipedia Portal project please refer to: Wikipedia Portal experiments. For more information about how data analysis team is working to assess whether users are satisfied with the the results when searching please refer to user satisfaction research.

Selected contributions[edit]

  • urltools package for elegantly handling and parsing URLs from within R
  • reconstructr package for session reconstruction and analysis in R
  • BCDA R package for Bayesian analysis of 2x2 contingency tables (e.g. clickthroughs & abandonments in A/B tests) and the testr R package for Bayesian analysis of A/B tests
  • R wrappers for Wikimedia Foundation's APIs

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