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Over the last two years we have been developing Wikidata and build up a community around it. Wikidata is Wikimedia's central repository for structured data. This is the place where data, like the number of inhabitants of a country, is stored and made accessible to humans and computers alike. The data is used across all 287 language editions of Wikipedia and… (More)
This demonstration introduces WikiPics, a language-independent image search engine for Wikimedia Commons. Based on the multilingual thesaurus provided by WikiWord, WikiPics allows users to search and navigate Wikimedia Commons in their preferred language, even though images on Commons are annotated in English nearly exclusively.
This paper describes a simple method for deriving language-independent concepts by identifying groups of pages about the same topic from Wikipedias in different languages. This allows the information about a concept obtained from different Wikipedias to be merged, and by this provides a way to determine which terms from different languages refer to the same… (More)