Lo mejor de dos idiomas – Cross-Lingual Linkage of Geotagged Wikipedia Articles

  • Dirk Ahlers
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7814)


Different language versions of Wikipedia contain articles referencing the same place. However, an article in one language does not necessarily mean it is available in another language as well and linked to. This paper examines geotagged articles describing places in Honduras in both the Spanish and the English language versions. It demonstrates that a method based on simple features can reliably identify article pairs describing the same semantic place concept and evaluates it against the existing interlinks as well as a manual assessment.


Geospatial Web Search Data fusion Cross-lingual Information Retrieval Record Linkage Entity Resolution Wikipedia Honduras 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dirk Ahlers
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  1. 1.Search ConsultantTegucigalpaHonduras

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