WikiBest – a game for improving Wikipedia quality

Recently, a beta version of the online-game WikiBest was released. The service is a part of the research on data quality in Wikipedia. Game allows to compare the quality of data in various language versions of Wikipedia.

QOD 2018 – the first international workshop on quality of open data

On 20 July 2018 the first workshop on Quality of Open Data (QOD 2018) was organized. It took place during the 21st edition of the Business Information Systems Conference (BIS 2018) at the Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems FOKUS in Berlin.

BSCT 2018 – the first international workshop on blockchain

On 19-20 July 2018 the first workshop on Blockchain and Smart Contract Technologies (BSCT 2018) was held. The workshop was organized during the 21st edition of the Business Information Systems Conference at the Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems FOKUS in Berlin. The introduction of the bitcoin protocol in 2008 was a landmark event that ...

Wikimania 2018

On July 18-22 Wikimania conference 2018 took place, during which important Wikipedia findings from the last year was presented. Among the studies: Relative Quality and Popularity Evaluation of Multilingual Wikipedia Articles

BIS 2018 conference

On July 18-20, 2018 at the Fraunhofer FOKUS in Berlin, the 21st edition of the International Conference on Business Information Systems (BIS 2018) was held. During the conference, the work “Comparative analysis of the informativeness and encyclopedic style of the popular Web information sources” and “Measures for Quality Assessment of Articles and Infoboxes in Multilingual ...

Wikimedia Poland 2018

The Wikimedia Poland Conference 2018 took place in Katowice from 8 to 10 June, 2018. One of the presentations concerned the researches on automatic quality assessment of articles and infoboxes in multilingual Wikipedia using over 300 measures.

Quality of Open Data

The goal of QOD workshop is to bring together different communities working on quality of information in Wikipedia, DBpedia, Wikidata and other open knowledge bases. The workshop calls for sharing research experience and knowledge related to quality assessment in open data.

Lecture on the quality of Wikipedia in High School no 1 in Poznań (Marcinek)

On March 14, 2018 during the celebration of the International Pi Day, Włodzimierz Lewoniewski provided lecture about automatic evaluation of information quality in a multilingual Wikipedia for pupils of the High School no 1 in Poznań. During the lecture the history of development, the most important principles and problems of this popular encyclopedia were presented. ...

Interstudent 2018

On January 29th, at the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice were announced results of the competition for the best foreign student in Poland – INTERSTUDENT 2018. Main prizes of the competition were awarded to: Aigerim Balkhashbayeva from Kazakhstan (bachelor’s studies, SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities), Safoura Reza from Afghanistan / France (master’s ...

Automatic assessment of Wikipedia quality in different languages

This article presents an overview of scientific works related to quality assessment of Wikipedia in different languages. Despite the fact that Wikipedia is often criticized for its poor quality, it still is one of the most popular knowledge bases in the world. Currently, this online encyclopedia is on the 5th place in the ranking of ...
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