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Wiki[mp]edia data sources & the MediaWiki API

Wiki[mp]edia data sources & the MediaWiki API

Presented at Melbourne Hack Weekend, 2009.

Brianna Laugher

November 09, 2009

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  2. {{Infobox Company |name = Lonely Planet |logo = |type =

    [[United Kingdom|British]] [[Government-owned company|government-owned]] (subsidiary of [[BBC Worldwide]]) |genre = [[Guide book|Travel guides]] |foundation = 1972 |founder = Tony Wheeler<br /> Maureen Wheeler |location_city = [[Footscray, Victoria]] |location_country = [[Australia]] |location = |origins = |key_people = Matt Goldberg <small>(Global [[CEO]])</small> |area_served = Worldwide |industry = [[Multi media]] |products = Travel [[guidebook, digital applications, online travel community]] |services =
  3. Wiktionary 5M+ entries 170+ languages 13 languages > 100K entries

    French biggest at 1.5M (English second at 1.4M)
  4.  Users  Logs  Pages, subpages, talk pages 

    Links, backlinks  Templates  Categories MediaWiki structure
  5. DBpedia Community project extracting structured data from Wikipedia and making

    it available Can download data sets or query them online Ontology++ e.g. dbpedia.org/page/Lonely_Planet
  6. toolserver.org Server for community-developed plugins, addons, extensions, stats and hacks

    – tools Tools often explicitly implements implicit editing community standards (“community API”) Toolserver