Lande D.V., Andrushchenko V.B., Balagura I.V.
Formation of the Subject Area on the Base of Wikipedia Service
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Открытые семантические технологии проектирования интеллектуальных систем = Open Semantic Technologies for Intelligent Systems : материалы междунар. науч.техн. конф./ редкол. : В. В. Голенков (отв. ред.) [и др.], ISSN 24157740; Вып.1 (Минск, 1618 февраля 2017г.).
 Минск : БГУИР, 2017.  С. 211214.
The new index of the author's popularity estimation is represented in the paper. The index is calculated on the basis of Wikipedia encyclopedia analysis (Wikipedia Index  WI). Unlike the conventional existed citation indices, the suggested mark allows to evaluate not only the popularity of the author, as it can be done by means of calculating the general citation number or by the Hirsch index, which is often used to measure the author's research rate. The index gives an opportunity to estimate the author's popularity, his/her influence within the soughtafter area "knowledge area" in the Internet  in the Wikipedia. The suggested index is supposed to be calculated in frames of the subject domain, and it, on the one hand, avoids the mistaken computation of the homonyms, and on the other hand  provides the entirety of the subject area. There are proposed algorithms and the technique of the Wikipedia Index calculation through the network encyclopedia sounding, the exemplified calculations of the index for the prominent researchers, and also the methods of the information networks formation  models of the subject domains by the automatic monitoring and networks information reference resources analysis. The considered in the paper notion network corresponds the termsheads of the Wikipedia articles.
