Connecting every bit of knowledge: The structure of Wikipedia's First Link Network

@article{Ibrahim2017ConnectingEB,
  title={Connecting every bit of knowledge: The structure of Wikipedia's First Link Network},
  author={M. Ibrahim and C. Danforth and P. Dodds},
  journal={J. Comput. Sci.},
  year={2017},
  volume={19},
  pages={21-30}
}
  • M. Ibrahim, C. Danforth, P. Dodds
  • Published 2017
  • Computer Science
  • J. Comput. Sci.
  • Apples, porcupines, and the most obscure Bob Dylan song---is every topic a few clicks from Philosophy? Within Wikipedia, the surprising answer is yes: nearly all paths lead to Philosophy. Wikipedia is the largest, most meticulously indexed collection of human knowledge ever amassed. More than information about a topic, Wikipedia is a web of naturally emerging relationships. By following the first link in each article, we algorithmically construct a directed network of all 4.7 million articles… CONTINUE READING
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