A Semantic Wiki to Support Knowledge Sharing in Innovation Activities

  • Inaya Lahoud
  • Davy Monticolo
  • Vincent Hilaire
  • Samuel Gomes
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 186)


We will present in this paper how to ensure the creation, the validation and the sharing of ideas by using a Semantic Wiki approach. We describe the system called Wiki-I which is used by engineers to allow them to formalize their ideas during the research solutions activities. Wiki-I is based on an ontology of the innovation domain which allows to structure the wiki pages and to store the knowledge posted by the engineers. In this paper, we will explain how Wiki-I ensures the reliability of the innovative ideas thanks to an idea of evaluation process. After explaining the interest of the use of semantic wikis in innovation management approach, we describe the architecture of Wiki-I with its semantic functionalities. At the end of the paper, we prove the effectiveness of Wiki-I with an ideas evaluation example in the case of students challenge for innovation.


Semantic wiki Innovation Ontology Knowledge creation Knowledge evaluation and sharing SPARQL 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Inaya Lahoud
    • 1
  • Davy Monticolo
    • 2
  • Vincent Hilaire
    • 1
  • Samuel Gomes
    • 3
  1. 1.SET LaboratoryUniversity of Technology of Belfort-MontbeliardBelfortFrance
  2. 2.ERPI LaboratoryPolytechnic National Institute of LorraineNancyFrance
  3. 3.M3M LaboratoryUniversity of Technology of Belfort-MontbeliardBelfortFrance

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