The principle of verifiability on Wikipedia mandates that all content must be verifiable by readers through reliable sources. Wikipedia insists on information being based on what has been previously reported in reputable publications, not the personal convictions or unpublished work of its contributors. If there are contrasting views from reliable sources, Wikipedia maintains an impartial ...
During the international conference KES 2023 (27th International Conference on Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems), research results on the use of scientific information sources in multilingual Wikipedia on various topics were presented. This year’s edition of the KES conference was organized in Athens (Greece) on September 6-8 in a hybrid mode.
On June 2, a webinar was held on automatic quality assessment of Wikipedia articles and information sources in different languages. Participants could move from the theoretical area of scientific research to concrete practice. It was a good opportunity to deepen knowledge in the field of information technology and understand how science combines with practical application.
On April 18-19, the First Poznań Conference “Bibliometric analyses of Open Science” was held. During the conference, a presentation was given on the use of scientific publications and other important sources of information in Wikipedia articles in various language versions. The scientific research concerned the analysis of big data, which made it possible to understand ...
A scientific paper on the automatic identification of important sources of information on a certain topic in the multilingual Wikipedia based on the analysis of more than 230 million footnotes (references) has been published on the Elsevier publishing house website. As part of this research, various models of automatic assessment of information sources were presented, ...
A research paper on the automatic identification of reliable sources of information about companies in multilingual Wikipedia has been published on the IEEE website. The information source assessment models presented in the research work can help Internet users find valuable sources of information about companies using open data from Wikipedia, Wikidata and DBpedia.
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.
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.
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.