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Weerkat: An extensible semantic Wiki

Weerkat: An extensible semantic Wiki
Weerkat: An extensible semantic Wiki
Wikis are Web applications that blur the boundaries between readers and authors, allowing non-technical people to author hypertexts through a web interface. A Semantic Wiki is a Wiki that attempts the same thing with the Semantic Web, allowing non-technical users to create semantic resources and/or ontologies. In this paper we characterise the different ways in which a Wiki might support the Semantic Web and present Weerkat, a modular and extensible Wiki that has ontological hypertext support. Key to this has been the design and development of a highly flexible Wiki architecture which allows easy modification and augmentation of functionality.
Semantic Web, Wiki, Weerkat
Boulain, PR
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Parker, MB
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Millard, DE
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Wills, GB
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Boulain, PR
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Parker, MB
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Millard, DE
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Wills, GB
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Boulain, PR, Parker, MB, Millard, DE and Wills, GB (2006) Weerkat: An extensible semantic Wiki. 8th Annual Conference on WWW Applications, South Africa. 06 - 08 Sep 2006.

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Abstract

Wikis are Web applications that blur the boundaries between readers and authors, allowing non-technical people to author hypertexts through a web interface. A Semantic Wiki is a Wiki that attempts the same thing with the Semantic Web, allowing non-technical users to create semantic resources and/or ontologies. In this paper we characterise the different ways in which a Wiki might support the Semantic Web and present Weerkat, a modular and extensible Wiki that has ontological hypertext support. Key to this has been the design and development of a highly flexible Wiki architecture which allows easy modification and augmentation of functionality.

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Published date: 2006
Additional Information: Event Dates: 6 to 8 September 2006
Venue - Dates: 8th Annual Conference on WWW Applications, South Africa, 2006-09-06 - 2006-09-08
Keywords: Semantic Web, Wiki, Weerkat
Organisations: Web & Internet Science, Electronic & Software Systems

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Local EPrints ID: 262900
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/262900
PURE UUID: 88b33df5-3f4e-4160-a57e-e584a9852ee9
ORCID for DE Millard: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-7512-2710
ORCID for GB Wills: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-5771-4088

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Date deposited: 15 Aug 2006
Last modified: 06 Jun 2018 13:03

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Author: PR Boulain
Author: MB Parker
Author: DE Millard ORCID iD
Author: GB Wills ORCID iD

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