General Architecture of a Controlled Natural Language Based Multilingual Semantic Wiki

  • Kaarel Kaljurand
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7427)


In this paper we propose the components, the general architecture and application areas for a controlled natural language based multilingual semantic wiki. Such a wiki is a collaborative knowledge engineering environment that makes its content available via multiple languages, both natural and formal, all of them synchronized via their abstract form that is assigned by a shared grammar. We also describe a preliminary implementation of such a system based on the existing technologies of Grammatical Framework, Attempto Controlled English, and AceWiki.


semantic wiki multilinguality controlled natural language AceWiki Attempto Controlled English Grammatical Framework 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kaarel Kaljurand
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  1. 1.Institute of Computational LinguisticsUniversity of ZurichSwitzerland

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