[openbiblio-dev] References in Wikipedia and BibJSON

Peter Murray-Rust pm286 at cam.ac.uk
Wed Feb 15 13:31:39 UTC 2012

On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 12:58 PM, Etienne Posthumus <
etienne.posthumus at okfn.org> wrote:

> On 15 February 2012 13:22, Chris Maloney <voldrani at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I just started lurking here recently, and I'm not sure exactly what you
> are
> > trying to do, but have you checked to see if this information isn't
> already
> > extracted and available through DBPedia ( http://dbpedia.org/About )?
> Thanks for the tip, Chris. I thought so too, and had a look at
> dbpedia. At first glance I could not find any citation info in their
> parsers.
> (but this does not mean that it isn't there, just that I haven't found it
> yet)
> There is also a 'lag' between updates to dbpedia and actual Wikipeida
> entries so it seems it would be useful to be able to parse a page
> just-in-time in any case.
> I agree with this - DBPedia is great but no comprehensive. At present I
was just noting that *some* articles had expanded bibliographic info. It
could be that thei is valuable to Bibsoup, it could be that BibJSON was
valuable to Wikipedia or both.


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Peter Murray-Rust
Reader in Molecular Informatics
Unilever Centre, Dep. Of Chemistry
University of Cambridge
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