Cross-lingual Alignment and Completion of Wikipedia Templates

  title={Cross-lingual Alignment and Completion of Wikipedia Templates},
  author={Gosse Bouma and Sergio Duarte and Zahurul Islam},
For many languages, the size of Wikipedia is an order of magnitude smaller than the English Wikipedia. We present a method for cross-lingual alignment of template and infobox attributes in Wikipedia. The alignment is used to add and complete templates and infoboxes in one language with information derived from Wikipedia in another language. We show that alignment between English and Dutch Wikipedia is accurate and that the result can be used to expand the number of template attribute-value… CONTINUE READING
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