On April 22-24, in the Upper Silesian Ethnographic Park in Chorzów, the conference “Wikimedians Spring Meetup 2022” was held. The event consisted of lectures, training sessions, workshops, work on project issues for people editing Wikimedia projects (including Wikipedia, Wikidata and others). The conference was organized by the Polish public benefit organization “Wikimedia Polska”.
On the WikiQ project you can find important information related to the assessment of information quality in multilingual Wikipedia. This website includes references to scientific publications on the extraction of quality measures of Wikipedia articles, models for automatic evaluation of information quality in different languages, analysis of the quality of infoboxes, the use of semantic ...
During the fifth edition of the international conference ICOFEP, the results of scientific research related to the identification of important sources of information on COVID-19 pandemic in multilingual Wikipedia through different month were presented.
During the 10th National Scientific Conference of Professor Zbigniew Czerwiński “Mathematics and informatics serving economics” was presented a paper on the automatic identification of reliable sources of information on various topics in the multilingual Wikipedia.
The fourth edition of the scientific workshop QOD (Quality of Open Data) was conducted on June 14, 2021 in conjunction with the BIS 2021 conference. The event was hosted by TIB – Leibniz Information Centre for Science and Technology and University Library in Hanover, Germany.
On June 14-17, 2021 the 24th edition of the International Conference on Business Information Systems (BIS 2021) was held. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the conference was organized in an entirely virtual form. The event was hosted by TIB – Leibniz Information Centre for Science and Technology and University Library in Hanover, Germany.
Wikipedia does not have to be truthful, but it is important that the information must be confirmed by reliable sources. The last issue of the Wikimedia Research Showcase in outgoing 2020 was devoted to the problem of disinformation and the reliability of Wikipedia sources.
From today, a new DBpedia website has been launched. The design, layout and content of the pages have been changed according to the requirements of the community of this semantic knowledge base.
During the 5th Scientific Conference “Computer Science in Management” IwZ’2020, a plenary session was held, during which awards were presented for the best doctoral dissertations defended in 2019. The ceremony took place online on December 3, 2020, while the diplomas were sent via post.
During the Wikimedia Research Showcase the results of scientific works conducted by members of the Department of Information Systems in the area of information quality assessment in multilingual Wikipedia were presented. In particular, the models of automatic evaluation of the reliability of sources in this popular encyclopedia were discussed.