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Semantic MediaWiki

Chapter

Abstract

Semantic MediaWiki (SMW) is an extension of MediaWiki—a widely used wiki-engine that also powers Wikipedia—which makes semantic technologies available to broad user communities by smoothly integrating with the established wiki usage. SMW is used productively on a large number of sites world-wide in application areas ranging from science over knowledge management to leisure activities. Meanwhile, a vibrant ecosystem of third-party extensions has grown around SMW, offering many options for extended features and customizations. Yet, the original vision of establishing “Semantic Wikipedia” has remained important for the development of the SMW project, leading to a strong focus on usability and scalability.

Keywords

Semantic Annotation Semantic Data Page Title Semantic Technology Datatype Property 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Oxford University Computing LaboratoryUniversity of OxfordOxfordUK
  2. 2.Institute AIFBKarlsruhe Institute of TechnologyKarlsruheGermany

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