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Semantic Wikipedia

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Semantic Wikipedia
Wikipedia is the world’s largest collaboratively edited source of encyclopaedic knowledge. But in spite of its utility, its contents are barely machine-interpretable. Structural knowledge, e. g. about how concepts are interrelated, can neither be formally stated nor automatically processed. Also the wealth of numerical data is only available as plain text and thus can not be processed by its actual meaning. We provide an extension to be integrated in Wikipedia, that allows the typing of links between articles and the specification of typed data inside the articles in an easy-to-use manner. Enabling even casual users to participate in the creation of an open semantic knowledge base, Wikipedia has the chance to become a resource of semantic statements, hitherto unknown regarding size, scope, openness, and internationalisation. These semantic enhancements bring to Wikipedia benefits of today’s semantic technologies: more specific ways of searching and browsing. Also, the RDF expor...
Heiko Haller, Markus Krötzsch, Max Völke
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Type Conference
Year 2006
Where WIKIS
Authors Heiko Haller, Markus Krötzsch, Max Völkel, Denny Vrandecic
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