On 4-6 October in Vilnius an international conference ICIST 2018 took place, during which papers „Application of SEO Metrics to Determine the Quality of Wikipedia Articles and Their Sources” and „Determining Quality of Articles in Polish Wikipedia Based on Linguistic Features” were presented. This is the 24th International Conference on Information and Software Technologies.
The paper presents general results of Wikipedia analysis using metrics from the Toolbox SISTRIX, which is one of the leading providers of indicators for Search Engine Optimization (SEO).
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.
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.
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 ...
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
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 ...
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.
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.
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. ...