Task Categories: question-answering
Languages: en
Multilinguality: monolingual
Size Categories: 100K<n<1M
Licenses: cc-by-3-0
Language Creators: crowdsourced
Annotations Creators: crowdsourced
Source Datasets: original
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Dataset Card for WikiMovies

Dataset Summary

The WikiMovies dataset consists of roughly 100k (templated) questions over 75k entitiesbased on questions with answers in the open movie database (OMDb). It is the QA part of the Movie Dialog dataset.

Supported Tasks and Leaderboards

  • Question Answering


The text in the dataset is written in English.

Dataset Structure

Data Instances

The raw data consists of question answer pairs separated by a tab. Here are 3 examples:

1 what does Grégoire Colin appear in?    Before the Rain
1 Joe Thomas appears in which movies?    The Inbetweeners Movie, The Inbetweeners 2
1 what films did Michelle Trachtenberg star in?    Inspector Gadget, Black Christmas, Ice Princess, Harriet the Spy, The Scribbler

It is unclear what the 1 is for at the beginning of each line, but it has been removed in the Dataset object.

Data Fields

Here is an example of the raw data ingested by Datasets:

'answer': 'Before the Rain', 
'question': 'what does Grégoire Colin appear in?'

answer: a string containing the answer to a corresponding question. question: a string containing the relevant question.

Data Splits

The data is split into train, test, and dev sets. The split sizes are as follows:

wiki-entities_qa_* n examples
train.txt 96185
dev.txt 10000
test.txt 9952

Dataset Creation

Curation Rationale

WikiMovies was built with the following goals in mind: (i) machine learning techniques should have ample training examples for learning; and (ii) one can analyze easily the performance of different representations of knowledge and break down the results by question type. The datasetcan be downloaded from

Source Data

Initial Data Collection and Normalization

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Annotation process

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Personal and Sensitive Information

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Considerations for Using the Data

Social Impact of Dataset

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Discussion of Biases

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Other Known Limitations

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Additional Information

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Citation Information

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Thanks to @aclifton314 for adding this dataset.

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