Weerkat: An extensible semantic Wiki


Boulain, PR, Parker, MB, Millard, DE and Wills, GB (2006) Weerkat: An extensible semantic Wiki At 8th Annual Conference on WWW Applications, South Africa. 06 - 08 Sep 2006.

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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.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
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
ePrint ID: 262900
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2006Published
Date Deposited: 15 Aug 2006
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2017 21:34
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/262900

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