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 ...

Wikipedia, Dbpedia and the Polish Art Market: Data Enrichment and Analysis of Concepts’ Frequency in The Descriptions of Paintings and Authors

Wikilinks are internal hyperlinks on Wikipedia, a popular Internet encyclopaedia. A unique article identifier is hidden behind so-called surface form, which is a grammatical match of a given term accordingly to the context in which it occurs. Therefore, a given term can have multiple surface forms.

Features of Wikipedia Articles and Their Extraction Methods for Automatic Information Quality Assessment

This article presents and classifies features that can be extracted from Wikipedia articles for the purpose of automatic information quality assessment. Based on a state of the art analysis and our own experiments, specific measures for various aspects of quality have been defined.

Application Logistic Regression in Assessing the Quality of Information – Wikipedia Articles Case

The use of the logistic regression in the assessment of the quality of data may have a significant impact on data management in the era of big data, where we are all dealing with a number of variables and amount of information describing some interesting phenomenon or behaviour.

Merry Christmas!

The team of the Department of Information Systems wishes You Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Relative Quality and Popularity Evaluation of Multilingual Wikipedia Articles

In the special issue “Quality Management in Big Data” of the Informatics journal, paper about relative quality and popularity assessment of over 28 million Wikipedia articles in 44 different language versions was published. The article is published on an open access basis.

Best Paper Award

The article “Analysis of References Across Wikipedia Languages” received the Best Paper Award at ICIST 2017 Conference (The 23rd International Conference on Information and Software Technologies).

Researchers’ Night 2017

As a part of the Researchers’ Night, which took place on September 29, 2017, scientists from the Department of Information Systems organized workshops “WHAT DO YOU THINK? GUIDE FOR SMALL PROGRAMMERS “(MSc. Piotr Kałużny, Dr. Bartosz Perkowski) for children aged 8 to 12 and “WHAT DO YOU THINK? INTERNET WITHOUT SECRETS” (Dr. Agnieszka Figiel, MSc. ...

ICIST Conference 2017 (video)

23rd International Conference on Information and Software Technologies (ICIST 2017) took place in Druskininkai on October 12-14. During the proceedings were presented the papers „Relative Quality and Popularity Evaluation of Multilingual Wikipedia Articles” and „Using Morphological and Semantic Features for the Quality Assessment of Russian Wikipedia”.
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