One of the most important factors impacting quality of content in Wikipedia is presence of reliable sources. By following references, readers can verify facts or find more details about described topic. A Wikipedia article can be edited independently in any of over 300 languages, even by anonymous users, therefore information about the same topic may ...
As part of the Researchers’ Night, which took place on 27 September 2019, a workshops entitled “Wikipedia: how to find the information you need in top quality?” were held. Researchers’ Night is an event taking place all over Europe.
The international conference SEMANTiCS 2019 took place in Karlsruhe (Germany) from 9th to 13th September and was attended by more than 400 participants. During the conference, a presentation “Reference Extraction from Wikipedia Infoboxes” was delivered.
An international Wikimania conference was held in Stockholm (Sweden) from 14-18 August, with about 800 participants. A presentation entitled “Multilingual Ranking of Wikipedia Articles with Quality and Popularity Assessment” was given during the conference.
The scientific work about measures for quality assessment of articles and infoboxes in multilingual Wikipedia was published in a volume number 339 in Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing series by Springer Verlag.
On October 13-15, in Lviv, Ukraine, a conference of the Wikipedia community and other Wikimedia projects of the Central and Eastern Europe region (Wikimedia CEE Meeting 2018) took place. During the conference were presented scientific works of the Department of Informations Systems on the evaluation of the quality of articles and the enrichment of information ...
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.