The Rise of Wikidata

@article{Vrandecic2013TheRO,
  title={The Rise of Wikidata},
  author={Denny Vrandecic},
  journal={IEEE Intelligent Systems},
  year={2013},
  volume={28},
  pages={90-95}
}
Wikipedia was recently enhanced by a knowledge base: Wikidata. Thousands of volunteers who collect facts and their sources help grow and maintain Wikidata. Within only a few months, more than 16 million statements about more than 4 million items have been added to the project, ready to support Wikipedia and to enable and enrich many different types of external applications. 

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