Excavating the mother lode of human-generated text: A systematic review of research that uses the wikipedia corpus

@article{Mehdi2017ExcavatingTM,
  title={Excavating the mother lode of human-generated text: A systematic review of research that uses the wikipedia corpus},
  author={Mohamad Mehdi and Chitu Okoli and Mostafa Mesgari and Finn {\AA}rup Nielsen and Arto Lanam{\"a}ki},
  journal={Inf. Process. Manage.},
  year={2017},
  volume={53},
  pages={505-529}
}
Although primarily an encyclopedia, Wikipedia’s expansive content provides a knowledge base that has been continuously exploited by researchers in a wide variety of domains. This article systematically reviews the scholarly studies that have used Wikipedia as a data source, and investigates the means by which Wikipedia has been employed in three main computer science research areas: information retrieval, natural language processing, and ontology building. We report and discuss the research… CONTINUE READING
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