Wikipedia:WikiProject Computer science/Collaboration of the Week

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Every week a Computer Science Collaboration of the Week will be picked using this page. The goal of each collaboration is to take an undeveloped or underdeveloped computer science-related topic and improve it over the course of the week, ideally to the level of a featured article. At the end of each week, the topic with the most support votes will be selected for collaboration.

Any registered wikipedian can nominate an article, and can vote for the nominated articles. Voting also indicates interest in contributing during the weekly collaboration cycle. Every Friday, the votes will be tallied, and the winner will be promoted for a week to potential contributors.

If possible, select articles that interest a wider community of editors, rather than those that attract only a small number of people.

  The current Computer Science Collaboration of the Week is — Computer security

(Computer science/Collaboration of the Week/current&action=edit Change current CSCOTW)

Selecting the next Collaboration of the Week[edit]

Nominating an article[edit]

To add a new nomination, please:

  1. Copy the template below
  2. Paste it at the bottom of the list of candidates
  3. Replace "[Date]" with the correct date and "[Date + 7 days]" with the date, plus seven days. For both, the year is not necessary.
  4. Sign your user name with the directions in the template and add a comment for why the article should be nominated.
  5. Please preview your addition to make it sure all information is properly filled in and the links are working.
  6. If the article you have nominated already exists, please place {{CSCOTW}} at the top of the article's talk page.
====[[<article name>]]====   
:''Nominated [[<Date>]]; needs 3 votes by [[<Date + 7 days>]]''  
# <your user name; use '~~~~'>
*<why this should be Computer Science COTW>

Voting on nominated articles[edit]

  • Only registered users should vote.
  • Please vote for as many of the following candidates as you like.
  • To enter your votes, simply edit the appropriate sections and insert a new line with "# ~~~~". This will add your username and a time stamp in a new numbered list item.
  • Please add only support votes. Opposing votes will not affect the result, as the winner is simply the one with the most support votes (see approval voting).


  • {{CSCOTW}} — to be put onto the talk page of articles up for nomination.
  • {{Current-CS-COTW}} — to be put onto the currently collaborating article.
  • {{CSCOTW article}} — name of the current article

Nominations for next Collaboration of the Week[edit]