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Automatically assigning Wikipedia articles to macro-categories

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Automatically assigning Wikipedia articles to macro-categories
Authors: Jacopo Farina, Riccardo Tasso, David Laniado [edit item]
Citation: HT '11 - Proceedings of the 22nd ACM conference on Hypertext and hypermedia  : . 2011 June 6-9. Eindhoven, The Netherlands. ACM.
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Automatically assigning Wikipedia articles to macro-categories is a publication by Jacopo Farina, Riccardo Tasso, David Laniado.


[edit] Abstract

The online encyclopedia Wikipedia offers millions of articles which are organized in a hierarchical category structure, created and updated by users. In this paper we present a technique which leverages this rich and disordered graph to assign each article to one or more topics. We modify an existing approach, based on the shortest paths between categories, in order to account for the direction of the hierarchy.

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Topics: Missing topics [edit item]
Domains: Missing domains [edit item]
Theory type: Analysis [edit item]
Wikipedia coverage: Main topic [edit item]
Theories: [edit item]
Research design: Content analysis [edit item]
Data source: Archival records [edit item]
Collected data time dimension: Cross-sectional [edit item]
Unit of analysis: Article, Category [edit item]
Wikipedia data extraction: Missing wikipedia_data_extraction [edit item]
Wikipedia page type: Information categorization and navigation [edit item]
Wikipedia language: English [edit item]

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