Excellent. Google also provided a list of some of the most missing items in 13 languages of India as part of Project Tiger.
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Supporting_Indian_Language_Wikipedias_Program/Contest/Topics James On Thu, May 31, 2018 at 10:58 AM, Amir E. Aharoni < amir.ahar...@mail.huji.ac.il> wrote: > Hi! > > There's a little research project I've been working on in the last few > weeks: What are the articles that people are most often looking for in > their language, and *cannot* find? > > I was doing this by looking at the logs of searches in the language search > box in the interlanguage links panel and counting the articles on which > searching for a language didn't yield any result. > > This can be useful to the editors in different languages for understanding > which articles are in demand and should be created. This may also be useful > for considering how to reorganize existing articles. Of course, actually > doing this is up to the editing communities in each language; I'm just > trying to show where exactly does this happen. > > My first attempt at producing a report about it can be found here: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Most_wanted_articles_across_languages > > This is my first attempt to make a public version of this report, so you > may find some issues there, for example contradicting or missing data. > Also, the tables could probably be more nicely designed. Bug reports, > suggestions for improvement, and all other feedback is obviously welcome. > However, I believe this is good enough for taking a first look and reaching > some conclusions. > > The two immediate findings that I can see are that the most notable > articles that people cannot find fall into the following categories: > * Topics that are popular in the news: "Avengers: Infinity War", "General > Data Protection Regulation", "Avicii". In particular, I should note that > topics that are featured in Google Doodles  come up often: "Georges > Méliès", "Mahadevi Varma", etc. > * Topics that are covered in another language, but cannot be found because > of different organization of information. This often happens with articles > where there are cultural differences between languages, for example > "Football" in the English Wikipedia refers to several different games (I'd > guess that many people around the world are interested in "Association > Football"). This also often happens with articles about Biology and > species: "Homo Sapiens", "Blueberry", etc.; these are organized differently > in different Wikipedias. > >  https://www.google.com/doodles/ > > > -- > Amir Elisha Aharoni · אָמִיר אֱלִישָׁע אַהֲרוֹנִי > http://aharoni.wordpress.com > “We're living in pieces, > I want to live in peace.” – T. Moore > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/ > wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/ > wiki/Wikimedia-l > New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- James Heilman MD, CCFP-EM, Wikipedian _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>