AAAI Publications, Tenth International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media

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Literature, Geolocation and Wikidata
Finn Årup Nielsen

Last modified: 2016-04-16


Littar was the second-prize winning entry in an app competition. It implemented a system for visualizing places mentioned in individual literary works. Wikidata acted as the backend for the system. Here I describe the Littar system and also some of the issues I encountered while developing the system: How locations and literature can be related, what types of location-literature relations are possible within Wikidata, what limitations there are and what questions we may ask once we have enough data in Wikidata.

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