Describes Wikidata, a "free and open knowledge base" which houses the data formerly located at Google's Freebase. Discusses how Wikidata is well-placed to solve data provenance issues on the Web, such as those currently faced by Google's Knowledge Graph. Wikidata is machine-readable, open source, and multilingual. In addition, it assigns unique identifiers to resources and describes those resources using statements.

Keywords: Knowledge Graph, Wikipedia
Author: McAndrew, Ewan
Publisher: Wikimedia UK
Date created: 2016-09-02 04:00:00.000
Time required: P25M
Educational use: instruction
Educational audience: student
Interactivity type: expositive

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