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Submission no. 7039 - TO
Title of the submission

The role of Wikipedia in the progress of AI

Type of submission (lecture, panel, tutorial/workshop, roundtable discussion, lightning talk, poster, birds of a feather discussion)


Author of the submission

Mahdi Shafiee (sh_mahdi)

type of submission


Language of presentation

English and Persian (May be Azari)

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Country of origin


Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)

Allameh Tabatabaei university

Personal homepage or blog


Abstract (up to 300 words to describe your proposal)

The Wikipedia and its related projects have always assisted to students and researchers by its contents. In recent years with the development of artificial intelligence algorithms and computers computability, the Wikipedia with its comprehensive and free contents could help to the development of many AI areas and smart bots. Some of these fields are Text mining, Semantic matching, Machine Translation, Content-based retrieval and user modeling. The present poster shows some of the important usages of Wikimedia resources in Artificial researches and projects.

What will attendees take away from this session?

This work is a survey of usages the Wikimedia resources in AI. It's better attendees know something about AI.

Theme of presentation


For workshops and discussions, what level is the intended audience?
Length of session (if other than 25 minutes, specify how long)
25 minutes
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