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Linking documents to encyclopedic knowledge
Abstract Wikipedia has become one of the largest onWikipedia has become one of the largest online repositories of encyclopedic knowledge. Wikipedia editions are available for more than 200 languages, with entries varying from a few pages to more than 1 million articles per language. Embedded in each Wikipedia article is an abundance of links connecting the most important words or phrases in the text to other pages, thereby letting users quickly access additional information. An automatic text-annotation system combines keyword extraction and word-sense disambiguation to identify relevant links to Wikipedia pages.dentify relevant links to Wikipedia pages.
Added by wikilit team Added on initial load  +
Collected data time dimension Cross-sectional  +
Conclusion The immediate access to relevant encyclopeThe immediate access to relevant encyclopedic information seems to improve the quality of the knowledge acquired and the time needed to obtain it. Although we don’t wish to discuss the reliability of information in Wikipedia here, our results suggest that providing students with information relevant to the study topic and putting such information within easy reach through hyperlinking can increase effectiveness in pedagogical tasks.crease effectiveness in pedagogical tasks.
Data source Experiment responses  + , Wikipedia pages  +
Doi 10.1109/MIS.2008.86 +
Google scholar url  +
Has author Andras Csomai + , Rada Mihalcea +
Has domain Computer science +
Has topic Information extraction +
Issue 5  +
Month October  +
Pages 34-41  +
Peer reviewed Yes  +
Publication type Journal article  +
Published in IEEE Intelligent Systems +
Research design Experiment  +
Research questions Wikipedia can serve as a resource for autoWikipedia can serve as a resource for automatic keyword extraction and word-sense disambiguation. We combine these two functions into a system, which we refer to as Wikify, that automatically annotates Web pages following Wikipedia’s guidelines. Specifically, given an input document, the Wikify system identifies the important concepts in the text and then links them to the corresponding Wikipedia pages.them to the corresponding Wikipedia pages.
Revid 10,860  +
Theories Undetermined
Theory type Design and action  +
Title Linking documents to encyclopedic knowledge
Unit of analysis Article  +
Url  +
Volume 23  +
Wikipedia coverage Sample data  +
Wikipedia data extraction Dump  +
Wikipedia language English  +
Wikipedia page type Article  +
Year 2008  +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 15 March 2012 20:29:33  +
Categories Information extraction  + , Computer science  + , Publications with missing comments  + , Publications  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 30 January 2014 20:29:32  +
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