Not sure if I udnerstood it well, but this could be a counterexample:

Beer ( is a subclass of Alcoholic beverage (
Beer: 142 links
Alcoholic beverage: 73 links


On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 1:12 AM, Klein,Max <> wrote:
Hello All,

It struck me that one interesting way to see if subclasses are useful was to test this hypothesis.

Let QID_a and QID_b be two Wikidata items.

Conjecture: if QID_b is subclass of QID_a,
then count_stelinks(QID_b) <= count_sitelinks(QID_a).

Has anyone investigated this problem, or can think of an efficient way to test it? Or can tell me why it ought not to be true?

Maximilian Klein
Wikipedian in Residence, OCLC

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