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Webis Wikipedia Vandalism Corpus (Webis-WVC-07)

Potthast, Martin; Gerling, Robert; Stein, Benno

This corpus is outdated. Please use its successors PAN-WVC-10 and PAN-WVC-11.

The Webis Wikipedia Vandalism Corpus (Webis-WVC-07) is a corpus for the evaluation of automatic vandalism detection algorithms for Wikipedia. For research purposes the corpus can be used free of charge.

The corpus is the first standardized test collection for the comparison of vandalism detection algorithms. It comprises 940 edits from which 301 are marked as vandalism by human evaluators.

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  • Martin Potthast, Benno Stein, and Robert Gerling. Automatic Vandalism Detection in Wikipedia. In Craig Macdonald et al, editors, Advances in Information Retrieval. 30th European Conference on IR Research (ECIR 2008) volume 4956 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 663-668, Berlin Heidelberg New York, 2008. Springer. ISBN 978-3-540-78645-0. ISSN 0302-9743.

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