Who Likes Me More?: Analysing Entity-centric Language-specific Bias in Multilingual Wikipedia

, , and . Proceedings of the 31st Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, page 750--757. New York, NY, USA, ACM, (2016)


In this paper we take an important step towards better understanding the existence and extent of entity-centric language-specific bias in multilingual Wikipedia, and any deviation from its targeted neutral point of view. We propose a methodology using sentiment analysis techniques to systematically extract the variations in sentiments associated with real-world entities in different language editions of Wikipedia, illustrated with a case study of five Wikipedia language editions and a set of target entities from four categories.

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