WIKIPEDIA SCHOLARSHIP LEARNING QUALITY AND APPLICATIONS




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WIKIPEDIA SCHOLARSHIP LEARNING QUALITY AND APPLICATIONS

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Kittur, Aniket, Bongwon Suh, Bryan A. Pendleton, and Ed H. Chi. 
"He says, she says: conflict and coordination in Wikipedia." 
In Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems
pp. 453-462. ACM, 2007.

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Wilkinson, Dennis M., and Bernardo A. Huberman. 
"Cooperation and quality in wikipedia." 
In Proceedings of the 2007 international symposium on Wikis, pp. 157-164. ACM, 2007.

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Stvilia, Besiki, Michael B. Twidale, Linda C. Smith, and Les Gasser. 
"Information quality work organization in Wikipedia." 
Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology 
59, no. 6 (2008): 983-1001.

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Wilkinson, Dennis M., and Bernardo A. Huberman. 
"Assessing the value of coooperation in wikipedia." 
arXiv preprint cs/0702140 (2007).

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Hu, Meiqun, Ee-Peng Lim, Aixin Sun, Hady Wirawan Lauw, and Ba-Quy Vuong. 
"Measuring article quality in wikipedia: models and evaluation." 
In Proceedings of the sixteenth ACM conference on Conference on information and knowledge management
pp. 243-252. ACM, 2007.

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Suh, Bongwon, Ed H. Chi, Aniket Kittur, and Bryan A. Pendleton. 
"Lifting the veil: improving accountability and social transparency in Wikipedia with wikidashboard." 
In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
pp. 1037-1040. ACM, 2008.

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Laurent, Michaël R., and Tim J. Vickers. 
"Seeking health information online: does Wikipedia matter?." 
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 
16, no. 4 (2009): 471-479.

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Kupferberg, Natalie, and Bridget McCrate Protus. 
"Accuracy and completeness of drug information in Wikipedia: an assessment." 
Journal of the Medical Library Association: 
JMLA 99, no. 4 (2011): 310.

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Potthast, Martin, Benno Stein, and Teresa Holfeld. 
"Overview of the 1st International Competition on Wikipedia Vandalism Detection." 
In CLEF (Notebook Papers/LABs/Workshops). 2010.

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Mesgari, Mostafa, Chitu Okoli, Mohamad Mehdi, Finn Årup Nielsen, and Arto Lanamäki. 
"“The sum of all human knowledge”: A systematic review of scholarly research on the content of Wikipedia." 
Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology 
66, no. 2 (2015): 219-245.

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Okoli, Chitu, Mohamad Mehdi, Mostafa Mesgari, Finn Årup Nielsen, and Arto Lanamäki. 
"Wikipedia in the eyes of its beholders: 
A systematic review of scholarly research on Wikipedia readers and readership." 
Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology 
65, no. 12 (2014): 2381-2403.

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Judd, Terry, and Gregor Kennedy. 
"Expediency‐based practice? Medical students' reliance on Google and Wikipedia for biomedical inquiries." 
British Journal of Educational Technology 42, no. 2 (2011): 351-360.

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Heilman, James M., Eckhard Kemmann, Michael Bonert, Anwesh Chatterjee, 
Brent Ragar, Graham M. Beards, David J. Iberri et al. 
"Wikipedia: a key tool for global public health promotion." 
Journal of medical Internet research 13, no. 1 (2011).

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Leithner, Andreas, Werner Maurer-Ertl, Mathias Glehr, Joerg Friesenbichler, 
Katharina Leithner, and Reinhard Windhager. 
"Wikipedia and osteosarcoma: a trustworthy patients' information?." 
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 
17, no. 4 (2010): 373-374.

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Reavley, Nicola J., Andrew J. Mackinnon, Amy J. Morgan, Mario Alvarez-Jimenez, 
Sarah E. Hetrick, Eoin Killackey, Barnaby Nelson, Rosemary Purcell, Marie BH Yap, and Anthony F. Jorm. 
"Quality of information sources about mental disorders: 
a comparison of Wikipedia with centrally controlled web and printed sources." 
Psychological medicine 42, no. 8 (2012): 1753-1762.

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Rajagopalan, Malolan S., Vineet K. Khanna, Yaacov Leiter, Meghan Stott, 
Timothy N. Showalter, Adam P. Dicker, and Yaacov R. Lawrence. 
"Patient-oriented cancer information on the internet: 
a comparison of wikipedia and a professionally maintained database." 
Journal of Oncology Practice 7, no. 5 (2011): 319-323.

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Davis, Philip M., and William H. Walters. 
"The impact of free access to the scientific literature: a review of recent research." 
Journal of the Medical Library Association: 
JMLA 99, no. 3 (2011): 208.

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Hasty, Robert T., Ryan C. Garbalosa, Vincenzo A. Barbato, Pedro J. Valdes Jr, 
David W. Powers, Emmanuel Hernandez, Jones S. John et al. 
"Wikipedia vs peer-reviewed medical literature for information about the 10 most costly medical conditions." 
J Am Osteopath Assoc 114, no. 5 (2014): 368-373.

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Fahy, Eamonn, Rohan Hardikar, Adrian Fox, and Sean Mackay. 
"Quality of patient health information on the Internet: reviewing a complex and evolving landscape." 
The Australasian medical journal 7, no. 1 (2014): 24.

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Egle, Jonathan P., David M. Smeenge, Kamal M. Kassem, and Vijay K. Mittal. 
"The Internet School of Medicine: 
use of electronic resources by medical trainees and the reliability of those resources." 
Journal of surgical education 72, no. 2 (2015): 316-320.

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Azer, Samy A. 
"Is Wikipedia a reliable learning resource for medical students? 
Evaluating respiratory topics." 
Advances in physiology education39, no. 1 (2015): 5-14.

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Fitterling, Lori. 
"Wikipedia: proceed with caution." 
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association 
114, no. 5 (2014): 334-335.

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Clauson, Kevin A., Hyla H. Polen, Maged N. Kamel Boulos, and Joan H. Dzenowagis. 
"Scope, completeness, and accuracy of drug information in Wikipedia." 
Annals of Pharmacotherapy 42, no. 12 (2008): 1814-1821.

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Adler, B. Thomas, Krishnendu Chatterjee, Luca De Alfaro, Marco Faella, Ian Pye, and Vishwanath Raman. 
"Assigning trust to Wikipedia content." 
In Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Wikis, p. 26. ACM, 2008.

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Giles, Jim. 
"Internet encyclopaedias go head to head." (2005): 900-901.

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Reagle, Joseph Michael. 
MIT Press, 2010.

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Ortega, Felipe, Jesus M. Gonzalez-Barahona, and Gregorio Robles. 
"On the inequality of contributions to Wikipedia." 
In Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Proceedings of the 41st Annual
pp. 304-304. IEEE, 2008.

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Lim, Sook. 
"How and why do college students use Wikipedia?." 
Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology 60, no. 11 (2009): 2189-2202.

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Arazy, Ofer, Oded Nov, Raymond Patterson, and Lisa Yeo. "Information quality in Wikipedia: The effects of group composition and task conflict." Journal of Management Information Systems 27, no. 4 (2011): 71-98.

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Zesch, Torsten, Iryna Gurevych, and Max Mühlhäuser. 
"Analyzing and accessing Wikipedia as a lexical semantic resource." 
Data Structures for Linguistic Resources and Applications (2007): 197-205.

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Rafaeli, Sheizaf, and Yaron Ariel. 
"Online motivational factors: Incentives for participation and contribution in Wikipedia." 
Psychological aspects of cyberspace: Theory, research, applications (2008): 243-267.

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Lee, Chei Sian, and Long Ma. 
"News sharing in social media: The effect of gratifications and prior experience." 
Computers in Human Behavior 28, no. 2 (2012): 331-339.


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Testing an integrative theoretical model of knowledge sharing behavior in the context of Wikipedia
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S. Rafaeli, Y. ArielOnline motivational factors: Incentives for participation and contribution in Wikipedia
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Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK (2008), pp. 243-267

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Iba, Takashi, Keiichi Nemoto, Bernd Peters, and Peter A. Gloor. 
"Analyzing the creative editing behavior of Wikipedia editors: 
Through dynamic social network analysis." 
Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences 2, no. 4 (2010): 6441-6456.

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Ruiz-Casado, Maria, Enrique Alfonseca, and Pablo Castells. 
"Automatic extraction of semantic relationships for wordnet
by means of pattern learning from wikipedia." 
In NLDB, vol. 2005, pp. 67-79. 2005.

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Voss, Jakob. 
"Collaborative thesaurus tagging the Wikipedia way." 
arXiv preprint cs/0604036 (2006).

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Hachey, Ben, Will Radford, Joel Nothman, Matthew Honnibal, and James R. Curran. 
"Evaluating entity linking with Wikipedia." 
Artificial intelligence 194 (2013): 130-150.

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Brandes, Ulrik, Patrick Kenis, Jürgen Lerner, and Denise van Raaij. 
"Network analysis of collaboration structure in Wikipedia." 
In Proceedings of the 18th international conference on World wide web
pp. 731-740. ACM, 2009.

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Hepp, Martin, Katharina Siorpaes, and Daniel Bachlechner. 
"Harvesting wiki consensus: 
Using wikipedia entries as vocabulary for knowledge management." 
IEEE Internet Computing 11, no. 5 (2007).

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Yasseri, Taha, Robert Sumi, András Rung, András Kornai, and János Kertész. 
"Dynamics of conflicts in Wikipedia." 
PloS one 7, no. 6 (2012): e38869.

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Holman Rector, Lucy. 
"Comparison of Wikipedia and other encyclopedias
for accuracy, breadth, and depth in historical articles." 
Reference services review36, no. 1 (2008): 7-22.

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Hahn, Rasmus, Christian Bizer, Christopher Sahnwaldt, Christian Herta, Scott Robinson, 
Michaela Bürgle, Holger Düwiger, and Ulrich Scheel. 
"Faceted wikipedia search." 
In International Conference on Business Information Systems
pp. 1-11. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2010.
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Konieczny, Piotr. 
"Wikis and Wikipedia as a teaching tool: Five years later." 
First Monday (2012).

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Adler, B. Thomas, Luca De Alfaro, Santiago M. Mola-Velasco, Paolo Rosso, and Andrew G. West. 
"Wikipedia vandalism detection: Combining natural language, metadata, and reputation features." 
In International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics
pp. 277-288. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2011.

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Adler, B. Thomas, Luca de Alfaro, Ian Pye, and Vishwanath Raman. 
"Measuring author contributions to the Wikipedia." 
In Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Wikis, p. 15. ACM, 2008.

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Towards automatic quality assurance in Wikipedia

M Anderka, B Stein, N Lipka - Proceedings of the 20th international …, 2011 - dl.acm.org
Abstract Featured articles in Wikipedia stand for high information quality, and it has been 
found interesting to researchers to analyze whether and how they can be distinguished 
from" ordinary" articles. Here we point out that article discrimination falls far short of writer 

Who does what: Collaboration patterns in the wikipedia and their impact on data quality

J LiuS Ram - 2009 - papers.ssrn.com
Abstract: Data quality in the Wikipedia is debatable. On the one hand, existing research 
indicates that not only are people willing to contribute articles but the quality of those articles 
is close to that found in conventional encyclopedias. On the other hand, the public has never 

Learning to trust the crowd: Some lessons from Wikipedia

FX Olleros - e-Technologies, 2008 International MCETECH …, 2008 - ieeexplore.ieee.org
Abstract: Inspired by the open source software (OSS) movement, Wikipedia has gone further 
than any OSS project in decentralizing its quality control task. This is seen by many as a fatal 
flaw. In this short paper, I will try to show that it is rather a shrewd and fertile design choice. 

Wisdom of the crowds: Decentralized knowledge construction in Wikipedia

O Arazy, W Morgan, R Patterson - 2006 - papers.ssrn.com
... 2001). One of the most prominent uses of wiki technology is Wikipedia, the online
encyclopedia. In five years, Wikipedia has become one of the most popular websites (Bryant
et al. ... 2005. Information quality discussions in wikipedia. Working paper. ...

Learning to link with wikipedia

D MilneIH Witten - Proceedings of the 17th ACM conference on …, 2008 - dl.acm.org
Abstract This paper describes how to automatically cross-reference documents with 
Wikipedia: the largest knowledge base ever known. It explains how machine learning can 
be used to identify significant terms within unstructured text, and enrich it with links to the 

Size matters: word count as a measure of quality on wikipedia

JE Blumenstock - Proceedings of the 17th international conference on …, 2008 - dl.acm.org
Abstract Wikipedia," the free encyclopedia", now contains over two million English articles, 
and is widely regarded as a high-quality, authoritative encyclopedia. Some Wikipedia 
articles, however, are of questionable quality, and it is not always apparent to the visitor 

Creating, destroying, and restoring value in Wikipedia

R Priedhorsky, J Chen, STK LamK Panciera… - Proceedings of the …, 2007 - dl.acm.org
Abstract Wikipedia's brilliance and curse is that any user can edit any of the encyclopedia 
entries. We introduce the notion of the impact of an edit, measured by the number of times 
the edited version is viewed. Using several datasets, including recent logs of all article 

Harnessing the wisdom of crowds in wikipediaquality through coordination

A KitturRE Kraut - Proceedings of the 2008 ACM conference on …, 2008 - dl.acm.org
Abstract Wikipedia's success is often attributed to the large numbers of contributors who 
improve the accuracy, completeness and clarity of articles while reducing bias. However, 
because of the coordination needed to write an article collaboratively, adding contributors is 

Measuring article quality in wikipedia: models and evaluation

M Hu, EP LimA SunHW Lauw… - Proceedings of the …, 2007 - dl.acm.org
Abstract Wikipedia has grown to be the world largest and busiest free encyclopedia, in 
which articles are collaboratively written and maintained by volunteers online. Despite its 
success as a means of knowledge sharing and collaboration, the public has never stopped 

Information quality work organization in Wikipedia

B StviliaMB Twidale, LC Smith… - Journal of the …, 2008 - Wiley Online Library
Abstract The classic problem within the information quality (IQ) research and practice 
community has been the problem of defining IQ. It has been found repeatedly that IQ is 
context sensitive and cannot be described, measured, and assured with a single model. 

Assessing the value of coooperation in wikipedia

DM Wilkinson, BA Huberman - arXiv preprint cs/0702140, 2007 - arxiv.org
Abstract: Since its inception six years ago, the online encyclopedia Wikipedia has 
accumulated 6.40 million articles and 250 million edits, contributed in a predominantly 
undirected and haphazard fashion by 5.77 million unvetted volunteers. Despite the apparent 

[BOOK] Fundamentals of management: Essential concepts and applications

SP Robbins, DA DeCenzo, MK Coulter - 2008 - academia.edu
... Required Textbook Title: Fundamentals of Management: Essential Concepts and Applications,
... Also, I will give grades on the quality of all the work you submit, quantity ... Wikipedia's reliability
and accuracy are also an issue.” Wikipedia's co-founder “Jimmy Wales stresses that ...

Cooperation and quality in wikipedia

DM Wilkinson, BA Huberman - … of the 2007 international symposium on …, 2007 - dl.acm.org
Abstract The rise of the Internet has enabled collaboration and cooperation on 
anunprecedentedly large scale. The online encyclopedia Wikipedia, which presently 
comprises 7.2 million articles created by 7.04 million distinct editors, provides a consummate 

Internet encyclopaedias go head to head

J Giles - 2005 - nature.com
... the site's increasing influence, questioning whether multiple, unpaid editors can match paid
professionals for accuracy... are often set up as the gold standards of information quality against
which the ... who wrote a 2004 book on Mendeleev, identified 19 errors in Wikipedia and 8 ...

The framing of political NGOs in Wikipedia through criticism elimination

A ObolerG Steinberg, R Stern - Journal of Information Technology …, 2010 - Taylor & Francis
This article introduces criticism elimination, a type of information removal leading to a 
framing effect that impairs Wikipedia's delivery of a neutral point of view (NPOV) and 
ultimately facilitates a new form of gatekeeping with political science and information 

From Wikipedia to the classroom: Exploring online publication and learning

A ForteA Bruckman - … of the 7th international conference on Learning …, 2006 - dl.acm.org
Abstract Wikipedia represents an intriguing new publishing paradigm---can it be used to 
engage students in authentic collaborative writing activities? How can we design wiki 
publishing tools and curricula to support learning among student authors? We suggest that 

Information quality in Wikipedia: The effects of group composition and task conflict

O Arazy, O Nov, R PattersonL Yeo - Journal of Management …, 2011 - Taylor & Francis
The success of Wikipedia demonstrates that self-organizing production communities can 
produce high-quality information-based products. Research on Wikipedia has proceeded 
largely atheoretically, focusing on (1) the diversity in members' knowledge bases as a 

Automatically Assessing Wikipedia Article Quality by Exploiting Article–Editor Networks

X Li, J Tang, T Wang, Z Luo, M De Rijke - European Conference on …, 2015 - Springer
Abstract We consider the problem of automatically assessing Wikipedia article quality. We 
develop several models to rank articles by using the editing relations between articles and 
editors. First, we create a basic model by modeling the article-editor network. Then we 

Who does what: Collaboration patterns in the wikipedia and their impact on article quality

J LiuS Ram - ACM Transactions on Management Information …, 2011 - dl.acm.org
Abstract The quality of Wikipedia articles is debatable. On the one hand, existing research 
indicates that not only are people willing to contribute articles but the quality of these articles 
is close to that found in conventional encyclopedias. On the other hand, the public has never 

Open information extraction using Wikipedia

F Wu, DS Weld - Proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of the …, 2010 - dl.acm.org
... A large, high-quality repository of extracted tu- ples can potentially benefit a wide range of ... In both
cases, however, we gen- erate training data from Wikipedia by matching sentences with ... WOEpos
uses the same learning algorithm and selection of features as TextRunner: a two ...

Determinants of wikipedia quality: the roles of global and local contribution inequality

O Arazy, O Nov - Proceedings of the 2010 ACM conference on …, 2010 - dl.acm.org
Abstract The success of Wikipedia and the relative high quality of its articles seem to 
contradict conventional wisdom. Recent studies have begun shedding light on the 
processes contributing to Wikipedia's success, highlighting the role of coordination and 

Concept‐based document classification using Wikipedia and value function

P MaloA Sinha, J Wallenius… - Journal of the …, 2011 - Wiley Online Library
Abstract In this article, we propose a new concept-based method for document classification. 
The conceptual knowledge associated with the words is drawn from Wikipedia. The purpose 
is to utilize the abundant semantic relatedness information available in Wikipedia in an 

Motivations of contributors to Wikipedia

S Kuznetsov - ACM SIGCAS computers and society, 2006 - dl.acm.org
... Instead, accuracy is maintained by the watchful eyes of many decentralized contributors, who ...
There is no authority figure to control the quantity, quality or frequency of contributions, and ... Of
course, there are some limits to these freedoms, since Wikipedia first and foremost strives ...

[PDF] Information quality discussions in Wikipedia

B StviliaMB Twidale, L Gasser… - Proceedings of the 2005 …, 2005 - academia.edu
Abstract. We examine the Information Quality aspects of Wikipedia. By a study of the 
discussion pages and other process-oriented pages within the Wikipedia project, it is 
possible to determine the information quality dimensions that participants in the editing 

Wikipedia as a data source for political scientists: Accuracy and completeness of coverage

AR Brown - PS: Political Science & Politics, 2011 - cambridge.org
Abstract In only 10 years, Wikipedia has risen from obscurity to become the dominant 
information source for an entire generation. However, any visitor can edit any page on 
Wikipedia, which hardly fosters confidence in its accuracy. In this article, I review thousands 

Scope, completeness, and accuracy of drug information in Wikipedia

KA Clauson, HH Polen, MNK Boulos… - Annals of …, 2008 - journals.sagepub.com
Background: With the advent of Web 2.0 technologies, user-edited online resources such as 
Wikipedia are increasingly tapped for information. However, there is little research on the 
quality of health information found in Wikipedia. Objective: To compare the scope, 

[PDF] Analysis of the Wikipedia category graph for NLP applications

T ZeschI Gurevych - Proceedings of the TextGraphs-2 Workshop ( …, 2007 - academia.edu
Abstract In this paper, we discuss two graphs in Wikipedia (i) the article graph, and (ii) the 
category graph. We perform a graphtheoretic analysis of the category graph, and show that it 
is a scale-free, small world graph like other well-known lexical semantic networks. We 

[HTML] Learning multilingual named entity recognition from Wikipedia

J NothmanN RinglandW Radford, T Murphy… - Artificial Intelligence, 2013 - Elsevier
We automatically create enormous, free and multilingual silver-standard training annotations 
for named entity recognition (ner) by exploiting the text and structure of Wikipedia. Most ner 
systems rely on statistical models of annotated data to identify and classify names of people, 

[PDF] Computing semantic relatedness using wikipedia-based explicit semantic analysis.

E GabrilovichS Markovitch - IJcAI, 2007 - aaai.org
... Interestingly, the open editing approach yields remarkable quality—a recent study [Giles, 2005 ...
limited to a few words (gloss); in both ODP and Wikipedia concept are ... They further maintained
that computational linguistics applications often require measures of relatedness rather ...

Teaching with Wikipedia and other Wikimedia foundation wikis

P Konieczny - Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on …, 2010 - dl.acm.org
... ABSTRACT Wikipedia and other wikis operated by the Wikimedia Foundation are finding
increasing applications in teaching and learning. This workshop will demonstrate how teachers
from academia and beyond can use those wikis in their courses. ...

[PDF] Wikipedia and the Meaning of Truth

SL Garfinkel - Technology Review, 2008 - stephencodrington.com
Why should we care? Because Wikipedia's articles are the first-or second-ranked results for 
most Internet searches. Type" iron" into Google, and Wikipedia's article on the element is the 
top-ranked result; likewise, its article on the Iron Cross is first when the search words are" 

[PDF] Assessing Information Quality of a Community-Based Encyclopedia.

B StviliaMB Twidale, LC Smith, L Gasser - IQ, 2005 - ai2-s2-pdfs.s3.amazonaws.com
... 2.4 Methods The current study uses statistical analysis and experimentation to identify and model
the IQ variable structure of Wikipedia... The proposed metrics were successful in indirectly assessing
Wikipedia article quality along the dimensions corresponding to the set ...

The wikipedia xml corpus

L DenoyerP Gallinari - International Workshop of the Initiative for the …, 2006 - Springer
... collection is a set of XML documents built using Wikipedia and encoded in UTF-8. In addition
to these 8 collections, we also provide different additional collections for other IR/Machine
Learning tasks like ... In order to uniformize this type of information, wikipedia uses templates. ...

Mining the factors affecting the quality of Wikipedia articles

K Wu, Q Zhu, Y Zhao, H Zheng - Information Science and …, 2010 - ieeexplore.ieee.org
Abstract: In order to observe the variation of factors affecting the quality of Wikipedia articles 
during the information quality improvement process, we proposed 28 metrics from four 
aspects, including lingual, structural, historical and reputational features, and then weighted 

[BOOK] Crowdsourcing geographic knowledge: volunteered geographic information (VGI) in theory and practice

DZ Sui, S Elwood, M Goodchild - 2012 - books.google.com
... Goodchild, and Sarah Elwood Part I Public Participation and Citizen Science 2 Understanding
the Value of VGI ... Jim Thatcher The Geographic Nature of Wikipedia Authorship ... Jon Corbett Part
III Emerging Applications and New Challenges 14 15 16 17 18 Potential Contributions ...

[CITATION] Wikipedia risks

P Denning, J Horning, D Parnas… - Communications of the …, 2005 - dl.acm.org
... WP's free, open, and largely unregulated process will evolve toward an Encyclopædia Britannica
or better quality... Regardless of which side you're on, relying on Wikipedia presents numerous
risks: Accuracy: You cannot be sure which information is accurate and which is not. ...

Clustering short texts using wikipedia

S BanerjeeK Ramanathan, A Gupta - Proceedings of the 30th annual …, 2007 - dl.acm.org
... Results indicate that for most clustering algorithms, significantly higher accuracy is obtained with
our ... This list of 20 Wikipedia concepts was then represented by a vector where the ... SenseClusters
uses CLUTO3 as the clustering engine and it provides six different clustering ...

Comparison of Wikipedia and other encyclopedias for accuracy, breadth, and depth in historical articles

L Holman Rector - Reference services review, 2008 - emeraldinsight.com
Purpose–This paper seeks to provide reference librarians and faculty with evidence 
regarding the comprehensiveness and accuracy of Wikipedia articles compared with 
respected reference resources. Design/methodology/approach–This content analysis 

Automatic extraction of semantic relationships for wordnet by means of pattern learning from wikipedia

M Ruiz-Casado, E AlfonsecaP Castells - NLDB, 2005 - Springer
Abstract. This paper describes an automatic approach to identify lexical patterns which 
represent semantic relationships between concepts, from an on-line encyclopedia. Next, 
these patterns can be applied to extend existing ontologies or semantic networks with new 

Automatic quality assessment of content created collaboratively by web communities: a case study of wikipedia

D Hasan DalipM André GonçalvesM Cristo… - Proceedings of the 9th …, 2009 - dl.acm.org
Abstract The old dream of a universal repository containing all the human knowledge and 
culture is becoming possible through the Internet and the Web. Moreover, this is happening 
with the direct collaborative, participation of people. Wikipedia is a great example. It is an 
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Prothrombin complex concentrate—Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. ... Assessment of VerifyNow P2Y12 assay accuracy in evaluating clopidogrelinduced platelet inhibition. ... PubMed NCBI. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24514038.

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