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404732, Working with data in WikiMedia and MediaWiki (CLT310), 3 cr
Code 404732 Languages of instruction English
Name Working with data in WikiMedia and MediaWiki (CLT310) Abbreviation CLT310 
Scope 3 cr  Unit Language Technology  
Form of study Course  Grading General scale 
Date 05.09.2016 -12.12.2016 Additional data  
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After the course you know how content is structured and managed in MediaWiki. You know how to get data from and how to push data to a wiki programmatically.


In this course you will learn how to work with MediaWiki, by using linguistic datasets. You will learn about the Wikimedia projects such as Wikidata and discover the free datasets they offer. You will learn how to extract data by processing the data dumps or by accessing the public APIs. You will use the prossibilities offered by MediaWiki's strong multilingualism support and semantic features.

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As requirements, you should know how to run commands on a command line and be able to write scripts in Python.

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Working with data in WikiMedia and MediaWiki (CLT310) Niklas Laxström
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