How Controlled English can Improve Semantic Wikis

T Kuhn
2009
The motivation of semantic wikis is to make acquisition, maintenance, and mining of formal knowledge simpler, faster, and more flexible. However, most existing semantic wikis have a very technical interface and are restricted to a relatively low level of expressivity. In this paper, we explain how AceWiki uses controlled English -concretely Attempto Controlled English (ACE) -to provide a natural and intuitive interface while supporting a high degree of expressivity. We introduce recent
more » ... uce recent improvements of the AceWiki system and user studies that indicate that AceWiki is usable and useful.
doi:10.5167/uzh-23866 fatcat:3vz2plixgvgrbjgavqda3vzs2e