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The Vienna History Wiki – a large Semantic MediaWiki

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The Vienna History Wiki – a large Semantic MediaWiki

  1. 1. www.kdz.or.atwww.kdz.or.at The Vienna History Wiki – a large Semantic MediaWiki May 19th, 2017 Fantastic MediaWikis and How to Maintain Them Bernhard Krabina
  2. 2. www.kdz.or.at Introduction  KDZ – Centre for Public Administration Research  Open Knowledge – Austrian Chapter  Semantic MediaWiki 19. Mai 2017 · Seite 2
  3. 3. www.kdz.or.at The Vienna History Wiki https://www.wien.gv.at/wiki
  4. 4. www.kdz.or.at Why is it special?  Process  digitizing a printed encyclopedia  Governance  scholarly wiki  Open Government  changes administrative processes  Semantic  stores facts inside the wiki  Open Data  data can be exported May 19, 2017 · Seite 4
  5. 5. www.kdz.or.at Historical Encyclopedia of Vienna  six-volume encyclopedia "Historisches Lexikon Wien" 1994-2004 edited by Felix Czeike  Last volume (6) was an update volume, released 2004 19. Mai 2017 · Seite 5
  6. 6. www.kdz.or.at Wiki ↓ Original→ 19. Mai 2017 · Seite 6
  7. 7. www.kdz.or.at Governance: editorial team External Users:  Jewish Museum Vienna  Association for the History of Vienna  Austrian Institute of Historical Research  Centre for Environmental History, Vienna  Austrian Mediathek  ~ 800 Citizens  Core Team  Municipal and Provincial Archives of Vienna (MA8)  Vienna City Library (MA 9)
  8. 8. www.kdz.or.at Memorial day index on paper for 2014 online since 2016 19. Mai 2017 · Seite 8
  9. 9. www.kdz.or.at Encyclopedia of street names 19. Mai 2017 · Seite 9
  10. 10. www.kdz.or.at Semantic MediaWiki 19. Mai 2017 · Seite 10
  11. 11. www.kdz.or.at Form based data entry (Semantic Forms) 19. Mai 2017 · Seite 11
  12. 12. www.kdz.or.at „Bennant nach“ = „named after“ 19. Mai 2017 · Seite 12
  13. 13. www.kdz.or.at {{#ask:…}} query for pages named after „Sigmund Freud“ 19. Mai 2017 · Seite 13
  14. 14. www.kdz.or.at 19. Mai 2017 · Seite 14 List all pages of Category:Person with Birthyear::1856 and Sex::male
  15. 15. www.kdz.or.at Data on a timeline, Places on a map  Using Basemap.at 19. Mai 2017 · Seite 15
  16. 16. www.kdz.or.at RDF/JSON export = Open Data! 19. Mai 2017 · Seite 16
  17. 17. www.kdz.or.at Semantic MediaWiki  leaves your MediaWiki installation intact  no patching, just a (bunch of) MW extension(s)  already existing unstructured content can stay as it is or be transformed  gives you all the tools you need for a collaborative web database  entering data and text  representing/visualising data and text within the wiki  re-use/export data outside the wiki  everything is done through configuration  Attributes, Forms, Templates, Filters… are wiki pages  Queries, parsing, “programming” via Wikitext 19. Mai 2017 · Seite 17
  18. 18. www.kdz.or.at > 40 different „result formats“ |format=table |format=csv |format=calendar... 19. Mai 2017 · Seite 18
  19. 19. www.kdz.or.at Other features  Widgets for embedding Videos  Wien.at  Mediathek.at  YoutTube  Image Annotation  Extension:ImageMap  Data export and import  Extension:Data_Transfer , e. g. list of deceased persons  Semantic Glossary  Installed, but not used yet 19. Mai 2017 · Seite 19
  20. 20. www.kdz.or.at Outlook  Data-Import from a research project for Memorial Signs  Politics of Remembrance and the Transition of Public Spaces. (POREM)  Improved version of filtered format for a filter based map view  Responsive Skin: Chameleon  SW-Upgrade  MW 1.23.14 -> 1.27.x  SMW 2.3.1 -> 2.5.x 19. Mai 2017 · Seite 20
  21. 21. www.kdz.or.at Challenges  Performance!  especially large queries  Very limited access to production server  runJobs.php only run once a day at 22:00, $wgJobRunRate=0  SW-Upgrades are expensive  external tests: performance/security – no code reviews  see what has been „officially approved“ https://www.wien.gv.at/wiki/index.php?title=Spezial:Version  https://github.com/JeroenDeDauw/Maps/ needs some love   Data integration in official Vienna Map  https://www.wien.gv.at/kulturportal/public/  Extension:External_Data 19. Mai 2017 · Seite 21
  22. 22. www.kdz.or.at Proposal for hack days: Test new filtered format - map  Install Semantic Result Formats with composer  Change to directory .../extensions/SemanticResultFormats  git pull https://github.com/s7eph4n/SemanticResultFormats.git filtered  Change in MW install directory: composer dump-autoload  New view „map“ and filter „number“ should be available in filtered result format  Basic documentation https://github.com/s7eph4n/SemanticResultFormats/blob/filtered/formats/filtered/README.md  This should work {{#ask:[[SomeCondition]] |? SomePrintout |+filter=number |? Position |format=filtered |views=map |map view marker position property=Position }} 19. Mai 2017 · Seite 22
  23. 23. www.kdz.or.at SMW Austria community https://www.meetup.com/de-DE/Semantic-MediaWiki-Austria/ 19. Mai 2017 · Seite 23
  24. 24. www.kdz.or.at Contact 4. Oktober 2012 · Seite 24 Bernhard Krabina  krabina@kdz.or.at  www.kdz.or.at  @krabina

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