CroKnow: Structured Crowd Knowledge Creation

  • Jasper Oosterman
  • Alessandro Bozzon
  • Geert-Jan Houben
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9671)


This demo presents the Crowd Knowledge Curator (CroKnow), a novel web-based platform that streamlines the processes required to enrich existing knowledge bases (e.g. Wikis) by tapping on the latent knowledge of expert contributors in online platforms. The platform integrates a number of tools aimed at supporting the identification of missing data from existing structured resources, the specification of strategies to identify and invite candidate experts from open communities, and the visualisation of the knowledge creation process status. CroKnow will be demonstrated through a case study focusing on the enrichment of the Rijksmuseum Amsterdams digital collection.


Crowd identification Semantic representation Knowledge creation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jasper Oosterman
    • 1
  • Alessandro Bozzon
    • 1
  • Geert-Jan Houben
    • 1
  1. 1.Delft University of TechnologyDelftNetherlands

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