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Analyzing and visualizing the semantic coverage of Wikipedia and its authors
Abstract This article presents a novel analysis andThis article presents a novel analysis and visualization of English Wikipedia data. Our specific interest is the analysis of basic statistics, the identification of the semantic structure and the age of the categories in this free online encyclopedia, and the content coverage of its highly productive authors coverage of its highly productive authors
Added by wikilit team Added on initial load  +
Collected data time dimension Cross-sectional  +
Comments The data map presented in this article shoThe data map presented in this article shows that the category structure is well maintained, co-occurrence of categories within articles is considered as a measure of category similarity and categories cluster naturally revealing the content coverage of Wikipedia.vealing the content coverage of Wikipedia.
Conclusion This article presented, to our knowledge, This article presented, to our knowledge, the first semantic map of the English Wikipedia data. The map shows that when co-occurrence of categories within articles is considered as a measure of category similarity, categories cluster naturally revealing the content coverage of Wikipedia. The map also shows that the category structure is well maintained, although the bots and users involved in its maintenance have varied scope and intentions.ntenance have varied scope and intentions.
Data source Wikipedia pages  +
Doi 10.1002/cplx.20164 +
Google scholar url http://scholar.google.com/scholar?ie=UTF-8&q=%22Analyzing%2Band%2Bvisualizing%2Bthe%2Bsemantic%2Bcoverage%2Bof%2BWikipedia%2Band%2Bits%2Bauthors%22  +
Has author Todd Holloway + , Miran Božičević + , Katy Börner +
Has domain Information systems +
Has topic Semantic relatedness +
Issue 3  +
Month January  +
Pages 30-40  +
Peer reviewed Yes  +
Publication type Journal article  +
Published in Complexity +
Research design Statistical analysis  +
Research questions This article presents a novel analysis andThis article presents a novel analysis and visualization of English Wikipedia data. Our specific interest is the analysis of basic statistics, the identification of the semantic structure and the age of the categories in this free online encyclopedia, and the content coverage of its highly productive authors.coverage of its highly productive authors.
Revid 10,662  +
Theories Undetermined
Theory type Analysis  +
Title Analyzing and visualizing the semantic coverage of Wikipedia and its authors
Unit of analysis Article  + , Edit  + , User  +
Url http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cplx.20164  +
Volume 12  +
Wikipedia coverage Main topic  +
Wikipedia data extraction Dump  +
Wikipedia language English  +
Wikipedia page type Article  +
Year 2007  +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 15 March 2012 20:23:07  +
Categories Semantic relatedness  + , Information systems  + , Publications  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 30 January 2014 20:20:33  +
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