Evaluating Wiki-Enhanced Ontology Authoring

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7603)


It is nowadays well-established that the construction of quality domain ontologies benefits by the involvement in the modelling process of more actors, possibly having different roles and skills. To be effective, the collaboration between these actors has to be fostered, enabling each of them to actively and readily participate to the development of the ontology, favouring as much as possible the direct involvement of the domain experts in the authoring activities. Recent works have shown that ontology modelling tools based on wikis’ paradigm and technology could contribute in meeting these collaborative requirements.

This paper investigates the effectiveness of wiki-enhanced approaches for collaborative ontology authoring in supporting the team work carried out by domain experts and knowledge engineers.


Ontology Modelling Knowledge Engineer Editing Operation Access Mode Ontology Entity 
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  1. 1.FBK—IRSTTrentoItaly

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