Quality assessment of Wikipedia and its sources

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.

Modeling Popularity and Reliability of Sources in Multilingual Wikipedia

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 ...


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.