Enrichment of Information in Multilingual Wikipedia Based on Quality Analysis

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 303)

Abstract

Despite the fact that Wikipedia is one of the most popular sources of information in the world, it is often criticized for the poor quality of content. In this online encyclopaedia articles on the same topic can be created and edited independently in different languages. Some of this language versions can provide valuable information on a specific topics. Wikipedia articles may include infobox, which used to collect and present a subset of important information about its subject. This study presents method for quality assessment of Wikipedia articles and information contained in their infoboxes. Choosing the best language versions of a particular article will allow for enrichment of information in less developed version editions of particular articles.

Keywords

Wikipedia Article quality Infobox DBpedia 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Poznań University of Economics and BusinessPoznańPoland

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