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Growing Wikipedia Across Languages via Recommendation [article]

Ellery Wulczyn, Robert West, Leila Zia, Jure Leskovec
2016 arXiv   pre-print
As a result, most language editions contain only a small fraction of the sum of information that exists across all Wikipedias.  ...  The different Wikipedia language editions vary dramatically in how comprehensive they are.  ...  The authors would like to thank Dario Taraborelli for fruitful discussions, the Wikimedia Foundation Language Engineering team for technical support prior, and the French Wikipedia community for their  ... 
arXiv:1604.03235v1 fatcat:xs4bk2obxrhgnj5zk42zs3esze

Growing Wikipedia Across Languages via Recommendation

Ellery Wulczyn, Robert West, Leila Zia, Jure Leskovec
2016 Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on World Wide Web - WWW '16  
As a result, most language editions contain only a small fraction of the sum of information that exists across all Wikipedias.  ...  The different Wikipedia language editions vary dramatically in how comprehensive they are.  ...  The authors would like to thank Dario Taraborelli for fruitful discussions, the Wikimedia Foundation Language Engineering team for technical support prior, and the French Wikipedia community for their  ... 
doi:10.1145/2872427.2883077 dblp:conf/www/Wulczyn0ZL16 fatcat:l4iiuibkwfcnvgkkt7cux7st2a

Growing Wikipedia Across Languages via Recommendation

Ellery Wulczyn, Robert West, Leila Zia, Jure Leskovec
2016
As a result, most language editions contain only a small fraction of the sum of information that exists across all Wikipedias.  ...  The different Wikipedia language editions vary dramatically in how comprehensive they are.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank Dario Taraborelli for fruitful discussions, the Wikimedia Foundation Language Engineering team for technical support prior, and the French Wikipedia community  ... 
pmid:27819073 pmcid:PMC5092237 fatcat:igcpd3lb6jbz3fmf3fisswgony

Considerations for Multilingual Wikipedia Research [article]

Isaac Johnson, Emily Lescak
2022 arXiv   pre-print
language editions of Wikipedia in datasets and models.  ...  English Wikipedia has long been an important data source for much research and natural language machine learning modeling.  ...  differences across languages in Wikipedia.  ... 
arXiv:2204.02483v1 fatcat:tjylbmqvanc4xha5zpz2akxlom

Wikipedia Editing Courses at Three US Medical Schools in the 2017-2018 Academic Year

Mihir Joshi, Rafael Verduzco, Sara Yogi, Maite Garcia, Sanskriti Saxena, Sean Tackett, Nadine Dexter, Angela Dempsey, Evans Whitaker, Amin Azzam
2019 MedEdPublish  
Standardizing outcome metrics (e.g. impact on students, impact on Wikipedia quality, and impact on readers of Wikipedia) will allow more robust A total of 78 fourth year medical students participated across  ...  Methods: During academic Medicine offered credit-bearing Wikipedia-editing courses to 4th year medical students. We sought to assess student experiences across these schools and courses.  ...  The authors thank all the student editors for their hard work in making Wikipedia better. Bibliography/References  ... 
doi:10.15694/mep.2019.000146.1 fatcat:rfymgvk7e5cdfnknudhghsmbli

A Taxonomy of Knowledge Gaps for Wikimedia Projects (Second Draft) [article]

Miriam Redi, Martin Gerlach, Isaac Johnson, Jonathan Morgan, Leila Zia
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Wikimedia Movement's 2030 strategic direction, the Research team at the Wikimedia Foundation identified the need to develop a knowledge gaps index -- a composite index to support the decision makers across  ...  the Wikimedia movement by providing: a framework to encourage structured and targeted brainstorming discussions; data on the state of the knowledge gaps across the Wikimedia projects that can inform decision  ...  languages via recommendations [88] , as well as machine learning models to score readability of Wikipedia articles [138] , or discover sentences needing citations [158] .  ... 
arXiv:2008.12314v2 fatcat:wjop4jb3xbehbp6d2ervmksvly

Structuring Wikipedia Articles with Section Recommendations

Tiziano Piccardi, Michele Catasta, Leila Zia, Robert West
2018 The 41st International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research & Development in Information Retrieval - SIGIR '18  
Our systems can help editors by recommending what sections to add to already existing or newly created Wikipedia articles.  ...  Inspired by this need, the present paper defines the problem of section recommendation for Wikipedia articles and proposes several approaches for tackling it.  ...  Algorithms are developed to propagate content across languages using the information in Wikipedia's information boxes [16] , to expand stubs by summarizing content from the Web [3] or from Wikipedia  ... 
doi:10.1145/3209978.3209984 dblp:conf/sigir/PiccardiCZ018 fatcat:tfhnw4oam5hxnogfyichhxdncy

Iranian EFL Learners' Vocabulary Development through Wikipedia

Reza Khany, Fereshteh Khosravian
2014 English Language Teaching  
Language teaching has passed through a long way in search of a remedy for language learners and teachers. Countless theories, approaches, and methods have been recommended.  ...  In the same line and based on sound theoretical underpinnings, the place of Wikipedia is investigated in this study as a prospective tool to teach and learn a major language component with practical procedures  ...  ICT has recently gained increasing notice across a wide range of fields. Among the tools offered by ICT, Wikipedia has been increasingly noticed in the cyberspace community.  ... 
doi:10.5539/elt.v7n7p57 fatcat:yt7vylrmlzbl7klm6gpbgp4ucu

Constructing Concept Space from Social Collaborative Editing

Cheng-Hung Tsai, Tsun Ku, Liang-Pu Chen, Ping-che Yang
2015 Procedia Manufacturing  
In the presence of new vocabulary and continuously growing, and automatic ontology construction has been an important issue.  ...  It could deal with more diverse domains and languages, and for pragmatic real-world applications, our method shows better flexibility than previous studies.  ...  Conclusion To sum up, in this thesis, we proposed an adaptive framework that can construct concept space across different corpora via anchor detection, anchor filtering, disambiguation detection, expansion  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.promfg.2015.07.676 fatcat:c4kkcnaaqvfqpckugrye7qfwca

Foundations - Wikimedia Research 2030

Leila Zia, Isaac Johnson, Bahodir Mansurov, Jonathan Morgan, Miriam Redi, Diego Saez-Trumper, Dario Taraborelli
2019 Figshare  
reflect our thinking about the kind of research that will be necessary to further the 2030 Wikimedia Strategic Direction of Knowledge Equity and Knowledge as a Service.These white papers define a set of recommended  ...  Manage Wikipedia content across languages as a single entity, rather than language specific entities. • We'd like to be able to link a Wikipedia article or concept from one language to an article, section  ...  We see an urgent need for increasing the development and dissemination of foundational resources to grow research capacities across the Movement.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.7704629.v1 fatcat:6e6z4apzbzdwvemn5v4rec2ere

Foundations - Wikimedia Research 2030

Leila Zia, Isaac Johnson, Bahodir Mansurov, Jonathan Morgan, Miriam Redi, Diego Saez-Trumper, Dario Taraborelli
2019 Figshare  
reflect our thinking about the kind of research that will be necessary to further the 2030 Wikimedia Strategic Direction of Knowledge Equity and Knowledge as a Service.These white papers define a set of recommended  ...  Manage Wikipedia content across languages as a single entity, rather than language specific entities • We'd like to be able to link a Wikipedia article or concept from one language to an article, section  ...  We see an urgent need for increasing the development and dissemination of foundational resources to grow research capacities across the Movement.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.7704629 fatcat:6a22e4jflzemdfblafhybayfba

A Step towards the Arabic DBpedia

Haytham Al-Feel
2013 International Journal of Computer Applications  
285 Wikipedia languages.  ...  DBpedia is considered as one of the recently emerging hot topics in the field of Semantic Web due to its importance in adding structure to Wikipedia, the largest online encyclopedia worldwide covering  ...  DBpedia Information Extraction Framework (DIEF) [11] assists DBpedia scope to become wider and cover other Wikipedia languages via adding new other chapters.  ... 
doi:10.5120/13842-1667 fatcat:ogsjyrhy3jfhtewe7k5al6y2wa

Wikipedia: a complex social machine by Ramine Tinati and Markus Luczak-Roesch with Martin Vesely as coordinator

Ramine Tinati, Markus Luczak-Roesch
2017 ACM SIGWEB Newsletter  
Wikipedia represents a successful peer-produced knowledge-resource constructed via the endeavours of millions of volunteers.  ...  We argue that the complexity of Wikipedia requires metrics which reflect the many aspects of the Wikipedia social machine, and by doing so, will offer insights into it's state of health.  ...  Another interesting area of investigation would be to explore the role of WikiProjects in connecting articles and Wikipedians across linguistic boarders, given that Wikipedia is a multi-language resource  ... 
doi:10.1145/3027141.3027147 fatcat:nvkppixyjbbovidc6luh5aps5y

Integrating Wikipedia editing into health professions education: A curricular inventory and review of the literature [article]

Lauren A Maggio, John M Willinsky, Joseph A Costello, Nadine A Skinner, Paolo C Martin, Jennifer Dawson
2020 medRxiv   pre-print
Instructors delivered content via videos, live lectures, and online interactive modules. Course content included logistics of Wikipedia editing, EBM skills, and health literacy.  ...  Discussion: A small but growing number of schools are training HPE students to improve Wikipedia's medical content.  ...  While Wikipedia covers a wide range of topics, 30,000 English-language entries are dedicated to medical topics [2] , which receive 10 million page-views per day across 286 languages [3] .  ... 
doi:10.1101/2020.03.19.20039339 fatcat:p4l2bvjhbbepbjlo6eo6au6tye

Understanding Wikipedia Practices Through Hindi, Urdu, and English Takes on an Evolving Regional Conflict

Molly G. Hickman, Viral Pasad, Harsh Kamalesh Sanghavi, Jacob Thebault-Spieker, Sang Won Lee
2021 Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction  
They have each helped me grow-as a scholar, scientist, and professional-in ways I wouldn't have thought possible. Sang, you are my rock. I don't know how you manage to do all that you do.  ...  Editors Work Across Articles, but Rarely Across Languages We checked if editors work across languages on the same topics, assuming that the more editors work across languages, the more the language editions  ...  treated differently across languages.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3449108 fatcat:v7wr5sijnjbypf6tbtl55eknue
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