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Representation of medical informatics in the Wikipedia and its perspectives
Abstract A wiki is a technique for collaborative deA wiki is a technique for collaborative development of documents on the web. The Wikipedia is a comprehensive free online encyclopaedia based on this technique which has gained increasing popularity and quality. This paper's work explored the representation of Medical Informatics in the Wikipedia by a search of specific and less specific terms used in Medical Informatics and shows the potential uses of wikis and the Wikipedia for the specialty. Test entries into the Wikipedia showed that the practical use of the so-called WikiMedia software is convenient. Yet Medical Informatics is not represented sufficiently since a number of important topics is missing. The Medical Informatics communities should consider a more systematic use of these techniques for disseminating knowledge about the specialty for the public as well as for internal and educational purposes. as for internal and educational purposes.
Abstractsub A wiki is a technique for collaborative deA wiki is a technique for collaborative development of documents on the web. The Wikipedia is a comprehensive free online encyclopaedia based on this technique which has gained increasing popularity and quality. This paper's work explored the representation of Medical Informatics in the Wikipedia by a search of specific and less specific terms used in Medical Informatics and shows the potential uses of wikis and the Wikipedia for the specialty. Test entries into the Wikipedia showed that the practical use of the so-called WikiMedia software is convenient. Yet Medical Informatics is not represented sufficiently since a number of important topics is missing. The Medical Informatics communities should consider a more systematic use of these techniques for disseminating knowledge about the specialty for the public as well as for internal and educational purposes. as for internal and educational purposes.
Bibtextype inbook  +
Has author Udo Altmann +
Has keyword Wiki + , Wikipedia + , Encyclopaedia + , Medical Informatics +
Has remote mirror http://iospress.metapress.com/content/FNQFUM0WCFVKT686  +
Isbn 978-1-58603-549-5  +
Language English +
License Copyright +
Number of citations by publication 5  +
Number of references by publication 0  +
Pages 755-760  +
Peer-reviewed Unknown  +
Published in Connecting Medical Informatics and Bio-Informatics: Proceedings of MIE2005 - The XIXth International Congress of the European Federation for Medical Informatics +
Title Representation of Medical Informatics in the Wikipedia and its Perspectives +
Type book chapter  +
Volume 116  +
Year 2005 +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 8 January 2013 19:36:11  +
Categories Publications without DOI parameter  + , Publications without archive mirror parameter  + , Publications without paywall mirror parameter  + , Book chapters  + , Publications without references parameter  + , Publications  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 8 January 2013 19:36:11  +
DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2005  +
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