Sciweavers

Share
WWW
2007
ACM

OntoWiki: A Tool for Social, Semantic Collaboration

9 years 11 months ago
OntoWiki: A Tool for Social, Semantic Collaboration
Abstract We present OntoWiki, a tool providing support for agile, distributed knowledge engineering scenarios. OntoWiki facilitates the visual presentation of a knowledge base as an information map, with different views on instance data. It enables intuitive authoring of semantic content, with an inline editing mode for editing RDF content, similar to WYSIWYG for text documents. It fosters social collaboration aspects by keeping track of changes, allowing to comment and discuss every single part of a knowledge base, enabling to rate and measure the popularity of content and honoring the activity of users. Ontowiki enhances the browsing and retrieval by offering semantic enhanced search strategies. All these techniques are applied with the ultimate goal of decreasing the entrance barrier for projects and domain experts to collaborate using semantic technologies. In the spirit of the Web 2.0 OntoWiki implements an "architecture of participation" that allows users to add value t...
Jens Lehmann, Sören Auer, Sebastian Dietzold,
Added 21 Nov 2009
Updated 21 Nov 2009
Type Conference
Year 2007
Where WWW
Authors Jens Lehmann, Sören Auer, Sebastian Dietzold, Thomas Riechert
Comments (0)
books