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Wikimania 2007 Gm Wf P Omega Wiki

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Presentation about WFP at the Taipei Wikimania

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Wikimania 2007 Gm Wf P Omega Wiki

  1. 1. Relational information in MediaWiki <ul><ul><li>Wiki for Professionals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OmegaWiki </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Origin <ul><li>OmegaWiki's original aim is to include Wiktionary data for all languages once </li></ul><ul><ul><li>needs a structured environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>wants to conform to standard API's </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wiki for Professional provides scientists a collaborative environment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>originally for the bio-medical domain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>needs a scientific and terminological resource </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>UMLS, Swiss Prot, Gene Ontology, IntAct ... </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. OmegaWiki <ul><li>Lexical, terminological and ontological information is what we concentrate on </li></ul><ul><li>Information is given in the language of the UI, English or whatever we have </li></ul><ul><li>Specific (domain related) information needs its own Special Interest Group; a Wiki for Professionals </li></ul>
  4. 6. Wiki for Professionals <ul><li>OmegaWiki provides the lexical, terminological and ontological information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>aim to select the languages that are of interest </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wikis for Professionals provide domain specific information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>highly specialised </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>may have overlap with other domains </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>opt in to include specialised terminology and functionality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>each WfP is essentially its own community </li></ul></ul>
  5. 7. WikiProtein <ul><li>It is the first Wiki for Professionals </li></ul><ul><li>It's domain is proteins </li></ul><ul><ul><li>data from existing sources has been linked </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the data is available in Authoritative Databases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the data is specialised and you have to opt in </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It does include general biomedical info </li></ul><ul><ul><li>terminology from the UMLS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Many leading organisations give their support to this experiment </li></ul>
  6. 9. Authoritative Databases <ul><li>Databases provided by external partners </li></ul><ul><ul><li>each AD has its own set of tables </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>copyright remains with the external partner </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Data is editable in the Community Database </li></ul><ul><ul><li>first copied by AD user, then edited by CD user </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>license of data is CC-by / GFDL </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Concepts can be linked across databases </li></ul><ul><ul><li>this connects concepts across domains </li></ul></ul>
  7. 12. Desktop <ul><li>The desktop is the metaphor where tools and Knowlets are available </li></ul><ul><li>This is where all types of services will be made available </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowlet space </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expertise space </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>My files </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Desktop Demo </li></ul></ul>
  8. 15. Knowlet <ul><li>The storage of all kinds of information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>shows relations of associated concepts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>can include information about sources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>allows for the annotation and curation of information that was data mined </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Shows different types of information on request by filtering, mode or author </li></ul><ul><li>Can be created both for concepts, publications, authors ... Wikipedia articles </li></ul><ul><li>Specific Knowlets can be linked to general Knowlets </li></ul>
  9. 17. Resources <ul><li>http://omegawiki.org </li></ul><ul><li>http://wikiproteins.org </li></ul><ul><li>http://wikiprofessional.org </li></ul><ul><li>http://69.64.173.231/wikipedia/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.wikiprofessional.info/demo.php </li></ul>

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