WikiQ – research on Wikipedia quality assessment

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 ...

Automatic evaluation of the reliability of Wikipedia sources

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.

DBpedia – new website

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.

Award ceremony for the best PhD theses during the IwZ’2020

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.

PUEB Entrepreneurship Days

On December 2-3, 2020 as part of the 2nd edition of the PUEB Entrepreneurship Days, members of the Department of Information Systems gave lectures on contemporary challenges of innovative economy, the possibility of using open data and Data Science in the development of entrepreneurship.

Wikipedia data quality: automatic evaluation of infoboxes in different languages

Infobox provides a summary of the most important information relating to a particular object described in a Wikipedia article. In other words — Wikipedia infobox summarize factoid knowledge.

First place in the competition for doctoral dissertations of the PUEB Foundation

In the jubilee 15th edition of the PUE Foundation competition for the best doctoral dissertations defended at the Poznań University of Economics and Business in the 2018/2019 academic year, the work “The method of comparing and enriching information in multilingual wikis based on the analysis of their quality” took the first place. The PhD thesis ...

PhD thesis on Wikipedia was awarded in the NTIE competition

In the 23rd Edition of the competition of the Scientific Society of Business Informatics (Polish abbr. “NTIE”), people associated with the Department of Information Systems at Poznań University of Economics and Business were awarded for the best diploma theses in the field of information systems.

SEMANTiCS 2019

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.

Quality of Open Data

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.
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