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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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).