Toward Cooperatively-Built Knowledge Repositories

  • Philippe Martin
  • Michael Blumenstein
  • Peter Deer
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3596)


After noting that informal documents and formal knowledge bases are far from ideal for discussing or retrieving technical knowledge, we propose mechanisms to support the sharing, re-use and cooperative update of semi-formal semantic networks, assign values to contributions and credits to the contributors. We then propose ontological elements to guide and normalize the construction of such knowledge repositories, and an approach to permit the comparison of tools or techniques.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Philippe Martin
    • 1
  • Michael Blumenstein
    • 1
  • Peter Deer
    • 1
  1. 1.School of I.T.Griffith UniversityAustralia

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