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WIKIPEDIA Imagine a world in which every single person is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge…
AJENDA <ul><li>Quick Intro </li></ul><ul><li>What is Wikipedia? </li></ul><ul><li>BFT </li></ul><ul><li>[ Business, Functi...
INTRODUCTION <ul><li>The latest generation of collaborative Web-based tools, namely wikis, blogs and more, offer many uniq...
What is Wikipedia?   “The Free Encyclopedia” <ul><li>a multilingual, web-based, free-content encyclopedia project  </li></...
What is Wikipedia?   “The Free Encyclopedia” <ul><li>A Collaborative Dictionary . </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone becomes an au...
BUSINESS <ul><li>Non-profit foundation </li></ul><ul><li>10,265,335  registered users, including 1,673 administrators </li...
BUSINESS <ul><li>One of the largest reference web sites (Top 10 in Google)  </li></ul><ul><li>Attracting around 65 million...
FUNCTIONALITIES <ul><li>A wiki page starts more or less empty </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki pages are connected by internal hyper...
TECHNOLOGY <ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Written in  PHP </li></ul><ul><li>RDBMS   MySQL or PostgreSQL </li></ul><ul><...
TECHNOLOGY <ul><li>Wikipedia is running  MediaWiki  version 1.16 alpha-wmf(r54535 ). </li></ul><ul><li>Type  WikiLicenseGP...
FEATURES <ul><ul><li>Editing features (simple markup) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quality control features (versioning, rec...
FEATURES <ul><li>Scalable and multilingual   </li></ul><ul><li>Community features (talk pages, user pages, access levels) ...
 
ADVANTAGES <ul><li>Multilingualism/multiculturalism </li></ul><ul><li>A mazing  size </li></ul><ul><li>It’s remarkably goo...
ADVANTAGES <ul><li>Free access (if you have the internet) </li></ul><ul><li>Fundamental change to information production, ...
BENIFITS <ul><li>provide clear benefits to colleges and schools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikis can make it easier for student...
BENIFITS <ul><li>Flexible governance </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom in the sense of GNU </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative softwar...
PAST <ul><li>Wikipedia was launched on its own domain, wikipedia.com, on January 15 2001  </li></ul><ul><li>Until 2001 wik...
PRESENT <ul><li>English Wikipedia larger than Britannica and Microsoft Encarta combined </li></ul><ul><li>German >220,000 ...
FUTURE <ul><li>Uniform </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(many) topics are incomplete, unclear, and possibly wrong </li></ul></ul><ul>...
FUTURE <ul><li>Finished  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikipedia articles can always change  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Complete  </li...
CONCLUSIONS ONE MANY Knowledge ONE MANY Knowledge MANY MANY Knowledge
CONCLUSIONS <ul><li>Wikipedia is Community </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia is most useful as a quick and simple way to find ba...
THANK U… By…   Sounthar Rajan A.,   www.rajansounthar.blogspot.com   www.rajansounthar.ucoz.com
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  1. 1. WIKIPEDIA Imagine a world in which every single person is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge…
  2. 2. AJENDA <ul><li>Quick Intro </li></ul><ul><li>What is Wikipedia? </li></ul><ul><li>BFT </li></ul><ul><li>[ Business, Functionality , Technology ] </li></ul><ul><li>FAB </li></ul><ul><li>[ Features, Advantages, Benefits ] </li></ul><ul><li>PPF </li></ul><ul><li>[ Past, Present, Future ] </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>
  3. 3. INTRODUCTION <ul><li>The latest generation of collaborative Web-based tools, namely wikis, blogs and more, offer many unique and powerful information sharing and collaboration features. </li></ul><ul><li>They also have the added advantage of taking the technical skill out of these features, allowing users to focus on the information and collaborative tasks themselves. </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis, blogs and photoblogs carry the potential of complementing, improving and adding new collaborative dimensions to the many Web-based education,. </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is Wikipedia? “The Free Encyclopedia” <ul><li>a multilingual, web-based, free-content encyclopedia project </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki+ ( encyclo) Pedia = Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Not only a community-developed encyclopedia, a well-linked Web site, ( boosts Google rankings ) </li></ul>
  5. 5. What is Wikipedia? “The Free Encyclopedia” <ul><li>A Collaborative Dictionary . </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone becomes an author, an editor, and a publisher. </li></ul><ul><li>Web site allows (add, remove, and otherwise edit and change some content, sometimes without registration. ) </li></ul>
  6. 6. BUSINESS <ul><li>Non-profit foundation </li></ul><ul><li>10,265,335 registered users, including 1,673 administrators </li></ul><ul><li>Aims to distribute a free encyclopedia to every </li></ul><ul><li>Funded by public donations </li></ul><ul><li>Applying for grants </li></ul>
  7. 7. BUSINESS <ul><li>One of the largest reference web sites (Top 10 in Google) </li></ul><ul><li>Attracting around 65 million visitors monthly as of 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>More than 75,000 active contributors working on more than 13,000,000 articles </li></ul><ul><li>More than 260 languages </li></ul><ul><li>2,987,097 and more articles, 17,648,485 pages </li></ul>
  8. 8. FUNCTIONALITIES <ul><li>A wiki page starts more or less empty </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki pages are connected by internal hyperlinks, </li></ul><ul><li>And every page should be connected </li></ul><ul><li>No ownership of wiki content – anyone can work on any page </li></ul><ul><li>Apache/PHP webservers in the middle </li></ul><ul><li>Database backend (MySql) </li></ul>
  9. 9. TECHNOLOGY <ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Written in PHP </li></ul><ul><li>RDBMS MySQL or PostgreSQL </li></ul><ul><li>OS Cross platform </li></ul>
  10. 10. TECHNOLOGY <ul><li>Wikipedia is running MediaWiki version 1.16 alpha-wmf(r54535 ). </li></ul><ul><li>Type WikiLicenseGPLv2+ </li></ul><ul><li>Website mediawiki.org(English) </li></ul><ul><li>Available in over 300 languages </li></ul>
  11. 11. FEATURES <ul><ul><li>Editing features (simple markup) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quality control features (versioning, recent changes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organisational features (categories…) </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. FEATURES <ul><li>Scalable and multilingual </li></ul><ul><li>Community features (talk pages, user pages, access levels) </li></ul><ul><li>Other features (page protection…) </li></ul>
  13. 14. ADVANTAGES <ul><li>Multilingualism/multiculturalism </li></ul><ul><li>A mazing size </li></ul><ul><li>It’s remarkably good </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to create </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides high-profile information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Google-friendly) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows community to enhance & develop content </li></ul></ul>
  14. 15. ADVANTAGES <ul><li>Free access (if you have the internet) </li></ul><ul><li>Fundamental change to information production, distribution , and authority </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-copy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-modify </li></ul></ul>
  15. 16. BENIFITS <ul><li>provide clear benefits to colleges and schools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikis can make it easier for students to create Web content, avoiding complexities of CMSs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lecture notes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tutorial activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student journals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Latest news </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikiquizzes </li></ul></ul>
  16. 17. BENIFITS <ul><li>Flexible governance </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom in the sense of GNU </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative software which respects the users </li></ul><ul><li>Open and free </li></ul>
  17. 18. PAST <ul><li>Wikipedia was launched on its own domain, wikipedia.com, on January 15 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>Until 2001 wikis were virtually unknown outside of the restricted circles of computer programmers </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia was originally conceived as a complement to Nupedia, a free on-line encyclopedia founded by Jimmy Wales </li></ul>
  18. 19. PRESENT <ul><li>English Wikipedia larger than Britannica and Microsoft Encarta combined </li></ul><ul><li>German >220,000 article </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese > 110,000 articles </li></ul><ul><li>French >100,000 articles </li></ul><ul><li>Swedish > 71,000 articles </li></ul><ul><li>Nearly 10 million across 260 languages </li></ul>
  19. 20. FUTURE <ul><li>Uniform </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(many) topics are incomplete, unclear, and possibly wrong </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(many other) topics are well explained, illustrated, referenced </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Uniformly reviewed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>some articles get more attention than others </li></ul></ul>
  20. 21. FUTURE <ul><li>Finished </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikipedia articles can always change </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Complete </li></ul><ul><ul><li>There’s always something else to add! </li></ul></ul>
  21. 22. CONCLUSIONS ONE MANY Knowledge ONE MANY Knowledge MANY MANY Knowledge
  22. 23. CONCLUSIONS <ul><li>Wikipedia is Community </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia is most useful as a quick and simple way to find basic reference information. It will never be a source of primary literature. </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia is, by and large, accurate most of the time. However, until some formal validation process is introduced, the information can not be considered 100% reliable. </li></ul>
  23. 24. THANK U… By… Sounthar Rajan A., www.rajansounthar.blogspot.com www.rajansounthar.ucoz.com

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