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The CKC Challenge: Exploring Tools for Collaborative Knowledge Construction

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The CKC Challenge: Exploring Tools for Collaborative Knowledge Construction
The great success of Web 2.0 is mainly fuelled by an infrastructure that allows web users to create, share, tag, and connect content and knowledge easily. The tools for developing structured knowledge in this manner have started to appear as well. However, there are few, if any, user studies that are aimed at understanding what users expect from such tools, what works and what doesn't. We organized the Collaborative Knowledge Construction (CKC) Challenge to assess the state of the art for the tools that support collaborative processes for creation of various forms of structured knowledge. The goal of the Challenge was to get users to try out different tools and to learn what users expect from such tools--features that users need, features that they like or dislike. The Challenge task was to construct structured knowledge for a portal that would provide information about research. The Challenge design contained several incentives for users to participate. Forty-nine users register...
Natalya Fridman Noy, Abhita Chugh, Harith Alani
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Type Journal
Year 2008
Where EXPERT
Authors Natalya Fridman Noy, Abhita Chugh, Harith Alani
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