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A Brief History of Human Time: Exploring a database of “notable people”

Olivier Gergaud (), Morgane Laouenan () and Etienne Wasmer ()

No 46, Sciences Po publications from Sciences Po

Abstract: This paper describes a database of 1,243,776 notable people and 7,184,575 locations (Geolinks) associated with them throughout human history. We first describe in details the various approches and procedures adopted to extract the relevant informationfrom their Wikipedia biographies and then analyze the database.

Date: 2016-02
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