SemWiki.org - The Semantic Wiki Community
Semantic Wikis try to combine the strengths of Semantic Web (machine processable,
data integration, complex queries) and Wiki (easy to use and contribute, strongly
interconnected, collaborativeness) technologies.
Goals are diverse and include:
- simple annotations of existing Wiki content;
- tools that guide users from informal knowledge contained in texts to
more formal structures;
- full-fledged tools for ontology editing where the text is no longer
in the focus of the system.
In the future, Semantic Wiki systems might play an important role for "knowledge
acquisition", enabling non-technical users to contribute to the Semantic
- May 31, 2010: Fifth Workshop on Semantic Wikis: Linking Data and People [SemWiki2010] at the 7th Annual Extended
uropean Semantic Web Conference (ESWC) in Crete, Greece
- July 13, 2009: WIKIAI09: USER-CONTRIBUTED KNOWLEDGE AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: AN EVOLVING SYNERGY. IJCAI 2009 Workshop, Pasadena, CA
- June 1, 2009: Fourth Workshop on Semantic Wikis: The Semantic Wiki Web [SemWiki2009] at the 6th Annual European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC) in Crete, Greece
- December 11, 2008: "Semantic Wiki" mini-series: 3rd session on Semantic MediaWiki and extensions
- November 20, 2008: "Semantic Wiki" mini-series: 2nd session on Wiki Engines
- October 26, 2008: SemWiki Birds of a Feather Meeting at ISWC 2008, Karlsruhe, Germany.
- October 22, 2008: Start of "Semantic Wiki" mini-series (Online Event)
- June 2nd, 2008: Third Workshop on Semantic Wikis: The Wiki Way of Semantics [SemWiki2008] at the 5th Annual European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC) in Tenerife, Spain
- August, 21/22 or 23 2006: Second Workshop on Semantic Wikis: Wiki-based Knowledge-Engineering [WibKe2006] at the WikiSym 2006 in Odense, Denmark.
- June, 12th 2006: First Workshop on Semantic Wikis: From Wiki to Semantics [SemWiki2006] as a full-day workshop at the 3rd Annual European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC) in Budva, Montenrego. Attendance about 50-60 people.
Wiki Interest Group (State of the art: semantic wiki engines, semantic wiki literature)
- SWIKIG: firstname.lastname@example.org, active mailing list, over 200 people