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Unsupervised Biographical Event Extraction Using Wikipedia Traffic - scientific work related to Wikipedia quality published in 2014, written by Alexander Hogue, Joel Nothman and James R. Curran.

Overview

“What is Julian Assange known for?” Can authors define his importance in terms of key events? • Some people are famous for what they did, rather than what they are • Julian Assange founded WikiLeaks in 2006 and In 2012 he was granted political asylum by Ecuador are sentences which quickly convey Assange’s notability • Current way of extracting these events→ need to create a huge data set to train on! → $$$ •Many ways someone can be famous → lots of data • Spikes in Wikipedia page traffic → something interesting happened • Find spikes→ find edit to page at the same time → match sentence in current-day article to edit • No annotation needed! “Obama was re-elected president in November 2012..” “On November 4, Obama won the presidency..”