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Show simple item record Solis, Carlos Ali, Nour 2011-02-04T11:04:34Z 2011-02-04T11:04:34Z 2010
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Spatial Hypertext Wiki (ShyWiki) is a wiki which represents knowledge using notes that are spatially distributed in wiki pages and have some visual characteristics such as colour, size, or font type. Spatial and visual characteristics are important in a wiki to improve human comprehension, creation and organization of knowledge. Another important capability in wikis is to allow machines to process knowledge. Wikis that formally structure knowledge for this purpose are called semantic wikis. This paper describes the semantic wiki capabilities of ShyWiki. ShyWiki can represent knowledge at different levels of formality. Users of ShyWiki can annotate the content and represent semantic relations without being experts of semantic web data description languages. The spatial hypertext features make it suitable for users to represent unstructured knowledge and implicit graphic relations among concepts. In addition, semantic web and spatial hypertext features are combined to represent structured knowledge. The semantic web features of ShyWiki improve navigation and publish the wiki knowledge as RDF resources, including the implicit relations that are analyzed using a spatial parser. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries I-KNOW 2010, Proceedings of 10th International Conference on Knowledge Management and Knowledge Technologies 1-3 September 2010, Graz, Austria;pp.94-104
dc.subject semantic wiki en_US
dc.subject spatial hypertext en_US
dc.subject ShyWiki en_US
dc.subject semantic web en_US
dc.title A semantic 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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