You may also be interestd in the history of other sources for
structured data such as books on wikisource* and definitions on
* visit en.wikisource.org
and click on 'random book' for an example
** some of these ideas were spun off into omegawiki
On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 7:45 AM, Julia Kasmire <J.Kasmire(a)tudelft.nl> wrote:
Dear Wikipedia Mailing list,
I am doing some research on the increasing structure in information
transmission and I am very interested to know some information on the
history and growth of infoboxes, or other machine searchable extracted
information, in wikipedia.
Could you tell me, or tell me how to find, the following:
the date of the first infobox on wikipedia?
the rate of increase in infoboxes, or at least the number of infoboxes
at several points in time and the date that number was measured?
The discussion page "How many Wikipedia articles covered by DBpedia?"
gives two such infobox data points and one approximate date, but I want
to flesh out the history a bit.
Thank you very much in advance, and please feel free to ask me if there
is any more information I can provide you with!
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