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Language homogeneity in the Japanese Wikipedia
Abstract Wikipedia is a potentially very useful souWikipedia is a potentially very useful source of information, but intuitively it is difficult to have confidence in the quality of an encyclopedia that anyone can modify. One aspect of correctness is writing style, which we examine in a computer based study of the full Japanese Wikipedia. This is possible because Japanese is a language with clearly distinct writing styles using e.g., different verb forms. We find that the writing style of the Japanese Wikipedia is largely consistent with the style guidelines for the project. Exceptions appear to occur primarily in articles with a small number of changes and editors.ith a small number of changes and editors.
Abstractsub Wikipedia is a potentially very useful souWikipedia is a potentially very useful source of information, but intuitively it is difficult to have confidence in the quality of an encyclopedia that anyone can modify. One aspect of correctness is writing style, which we examine in a computer based study of the full Japanese Wikipedia. This is possible because Japanese is a language with clearly distinct writing styles using e.g., different verb forms. We find that the writing style of the Japanese Wikipedia is largely consistent with the style guidelines for the project. Exceptions appear to occur primarily in articles with a small number of changes and editors.ith a small number of changes and editors.
Bibtextype article  +
Has author Skevik K.-A. +
Has extra keyword Japanese + , Natural Language Processing + , Wikipedia + , Writing style + , Computational methods + , Information systems + , Websites +
Has keyword Japanese + , Natural Language Processing + , Wikipedia +
Isbn 9784905166009  +
Language English +
Number of citations by publication 0  +
Number of references by publication 0  +
Pages 527–534  +
Published in PACLIC 24 - Proceedings of the 24th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation +
Title Language homogeneity in the Japanese Wikipedia +
Type journal article  +
Year 2010 +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 8 November 2014 00:51:10  +
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Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 8 November 2014 00:51:10  +
DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2010  +
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