Exploiting wikipedia for information retrieval tasks Conference Paper uri icon


  • Abstract Wikipedia-the online encyclopedia-has long been used as a source of information for researchers, as well as being a subject of research itself. Wikipedia has been shown to be effective in recommender systems, sentiment analysis, validation and multiple domains in information retrieval. One of the reasons for Wikipedia's popularity among researchers and practitioners is the multiple types of information it contains, which enables practitioners to select the right" tool" for their respective tasks. In addition to its great potential, this …

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  • January 1, 2015