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The Austrian way of Wiki(pedia)!: development of a structured Wiki-based encyclopedia within a local Austrian context
Abstract Although the success of online encyclopediAlthough the success of online encyclopedias such as Wikipedia is indisputable, researchers have questioned usefulness of Wikipedia in educational settings. Problems such as copy&paste syndrome, unchecked [[quality]], or fragmentation of knowledge have been recognized as serious drawbacks for a wide spread application of Wikipedia in universities or high schools. In this paper we present a Wiki-based encyclopedia called Austria-Forum that aims to combine openness and collaboration aspects of Wikipedia with approaches to build a structured, quality inspected, and context-sensitive online encyclopedia. To ensure tractability of the publishing process the system focuses on providing information within a local Austrian context. It is our experience that such an approach represents a first step of a proper application of online encyclopedias in educational settings.ine encyclopedias in educational settings.
Abstractsub Although the success of online encyclopediAlthough the success of online encyclopedias such as Wikipedia is indisputable, researchers have questioned usefulness of Wikipedia in educational settings. Problems such as copy&paste syndrome, unchecked [[quality]], or fragmentation of knowledge have been recognized as serious drawbacks for a wide spread application of Wikipedia in universities or high schools. In this paper we present a Wiki-based encyclopedia called Austria-Forum that aims to combine openness and collaboration aspects of Wikipedia with approaches to build a structured, quality inspected, and context-sensitive online encyclopedia. To ensure tractability of the publishing process the system focuses on providing information within a local Austrian context. It is our experience that such an approach represents a first step of a proper application of online encyclopedias in educational settings.ine encyclopedias in educational settings.
Bibtextype inproceedings  +
Citeulike 8962689  +
Doi 10.1145/1832772.1832785  +
Has author Christoph Trattner + , Ilire H. Mavriqi + , Denis Helic + , Helmut Leitner +
Has paywall mirror http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1832785  +
Has remote mirror http://www.austria-lexikon.at/attach/User/Trattner%20Christoph/WikiSym2010_CT.pdf  +
Language English +
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Published in WikiSym +
Title The Austrian way of Wiki(pedia)!: development of a structured Wiki-based encyclopedia within a local Austrian context +
Type conference paper  +
Year 2010 +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 29 January 2012 12:53:34  +
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