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.
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).
On July 18-22 Wikimania conference 2018 took place, during which important Wikipedia findings from the last year was presented. Among the studies: Relative Quality and Popularity Evaluation of Multilingual Wikipedia Articles
On July 18-20, 2018 at the Fraunhofer FOKUS in Berlin, the 21st edition of the International Conference on Business Information Systems (BIS 2018) was held. During the conference, the work “Comparative analysis of the informativeness and encyclopedic style of the popular Web information sources” and “Measures for Quality Assessment of Articles and Infoboxes in Multilingual ...
The Wikimedia Poland Conference 2018 took place in Katowice from 8 to 10 June, 2018. One of the presentations concerned the researches on automatic quality assessment of articles and infoboxes in multilingual Wikipedia using over 300 measures.
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. ...
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.