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An experience using a Spatial Hypertext Wiki

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dc.contributor.author Solis, Carlos
dc.contributor.author Ali, Nour
dc.date.accessioned 2011-09-29T09:46:27Z
dc.date.available 2011-09-29T09:46:27Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/1265
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Most wikis do not allow users to collaboratively organize relations among wiki pages, nor ways to visualize them because such relations are hard to express using hyperlinks. The Spatial Hypertext Wiki (ShyWiki) is a wiki that uses Spatial Hypertext to represent visual and spatial implicit relations. This paper reports an experience about the use of ShyWiki features and its spatial hypertext model. Fourgroups, consisting of 3 members each, were asked to use ShyWiki for creating, sharing and brainstorming knowledge during the design and documentation of a software architecture. We present the evaluation of a questionnaire that users answered about their perceived usefulness and easiness of use of the spatial and visual properties of ShyWiki, and several of its features. We have also asked the users if they would and the visual and spatial properties useful in a wiki such as Wikipedia. In addition, we have analyzed the visual and spatial structures used in the wiki pages, and which features have been used. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Association for Computing Machinery en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries HT '11, 22nd ACM conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia;
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1995966.1995986
dc.subject wiki en_US
dc.subject spatial hypertext en_US
dc.subject ShyWiki en_US
dc.subject knowledge management en_US
dc.title An experience using a Spatial Hypertext Wiki en_US
dc.type Conference item en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.type.restriction none en
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI
dc.relation.projectid 03/CE2/I303_1

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