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.

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 ...

Researchers’ Night 2019

As part of the Researchers’ Night, which took place on 27 September 2019, a workshops entitled “Wikipedia: how to find the information you need in top quality?” were held. Researchers’ Night is an event taking place all over Europe.

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.

Wikimania 2019

An international Wikimania conference was held in Stockholm (Sweden) from 14-18 August, with about 800 participants. A presentation entitled “Multilingual Ranking of Wikipedia Articles with Quality and Popularity Assessment” was given during the conference.

Measures for Quality Assessment of Articles and Infoboxes in Multilingual Wikipedia

The scientific work about measures for quality assessment of articles and infoboxes in multilingual Wikipedia was published in a volume number 339 in Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing series by Springer Verlag.

Wikimedia CEE Meeting 2018

On October 13-15, in Lviv, Ukraine, a conference of the Wikipedia community and other Wikimedia projects of the Central and Eastern Europe region (Wikimedia CEE Meeting 2018) took place. During the conference were presented scientific works of the Department of Informations Systems on the evaluation of the quality of articles and the enrichment of information ...

ICIST 2018 conference

On 4-6 October in Vilnius an international conference ICIST 2018 took place, during which papers „Application of SEO Metrics to Determine the Quality of Wikipedia Articles and Their Sources” and „Determining Quality of Articles in Polish Wikipedia Based on Linguistic Features” were presented. This is the 24th International Conference on Information and Software Technologies.

Application of SEO Metrics to Determine the Quality of Wikipedia Articles and Their Sources

The paper presents general results of Wikipedia analysis using metrics from the Toolbox SISTRIX, which is one of the leading providers of indicators for Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

WikiBest – a game for improving Wikipedia quality

Recently, a beta version of the online-game WikiBest was released. The service is a part of the research on data quality in Wikipedia. Game allows to compare the quality of data in various language versions of Wikipedia.
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