Using the Web of Data to Study Gender Differences in Online Knowledge Sources: the Case of the European Parliament

@inproceedings{Hollink2018UsingTW,
  title={Using the Web of Data to Study Gender Differences in Online Knowledge Sources: the Case of the European Parliament},
  author={Laura Hollink and Astrid van Aggelen and Jacco van Ossenbruggen},
  booktitle={WebSci},
  year={2018}
}
Gender inequalities are known to exist in Wikipedia. However, objective measures of inequality are hard to obtain, especially when comparing across languages. We study gender differences in the various Wikipedia language editions with respect to coverage of the Members of the European Parliament. This topic allows a relatively fair comparison of coverage between the (European) language editions of Wikipedia. Moreover, the availability of open data about this group allows us to relate measures… CONTINUE READING

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