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Characterizing Image Accessibility on Wikipedia across Languages

Elisa Kreiss
Tiziano Piccardi
Jesus Adolfo Hermosillo
Michael S. Bernstein
Meredith Ringel Morris
Christopher Potts
Wiki Workshop 2023 (to appear)

Abstract

We make a first attempt to characterize image accessibility on Wikipedia across languages, present new experimental results that can inform efforts to assess description quality, and offer some strategies to improve Wikipedia's image accessibility.