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Semantic Wikis - Introduction to semantic wikis

Semantic Wikis - Introduction to semantic wikis

This video was recorded at 5th Annual European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC), Tenerife 2008. Semantic Wikis combine properties of wikis (ease of use, low technological barrier, collaboration, easy linking) with Semantic Web technologies (structuring of knowledge, linking with background knowledge models). Since 2005, when development on the first systems startet, Semantic Wikis have matured and are now in a state where they are increasingly deployed even in domains outside the Semantic Web community or even outside Computer Science. Reasons for this are that Semantic Wikis require no advanced knowledge and are thus usable also by laymen, and that Semantic Wikis provide immeadiate benefit over „Non-Semantic" Wikis. In addition, Semantic Wikis are also an interesting testbed for the... Show More


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