Semantic Mapping with MediaWiki

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Semantic Mapping with MediaWiki
Thu 04 Feb 2010 19:00
till Thu 04 Feb 2010 21:00
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What:
Both semantics and mapping are rapidly becoming important technologies on the web. This presentation by Jeroen De Dauw focuses on the MediaWiki implementation that uses mapping in a semantic fashion.
Tagline:
Yet another Hsb Meetup!
Where:
Zebrastraat Ghent,Belgium
Cost:
Free
Who:
Jeroen De Dauw
URL:
[[url::wiki.bn2vs.com]]



Both semantics and mapping are rapidly becoming important technologies on the web. This presentation by Jeroen De Dauw focuses on the MediaWiki implementation that uses mapping in a semantic fashion.

[edit] Attending

Registration and entrance is free. Adding your name to the below list would be appreciated though.

[edit] Who is going?

  • Jeroen De Dauw (ye, rly)
  • Bert Vermeulen

[edit] Contents

The MediaWiki implementations presented in this talk are two mapping extensions; Maps and Semantic Maps. An introduction to the used platforms, MediaWiki and Semantic MediaWiki will be given at the start, followed by a description of what the extensions can do, and how to use them.

  • Introduction to the wiki concept and MediaWiki
  • Introduction to the semantic web and Semantic MediaWiki
    • Questions
  • Usage of Maps
  • Usage of Semantic Maps
    • Questions
  • (Future development & demo's)

[edit] When and where

The presentation will take place on February 4th, at 19:42, and will last for about an hour. It will be held at a presentation room at Zebrastraat, 9000 Gent, Belgium. The accommodations are provided and paid for by Alain Liedts.

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[edit] Targeted public

This presentation is suited for everyone who is interested in MediaWiki (or wiki's in general), the semantic web and data virtualization in the form of mapping. You will first be introduced to the involved technologies, so no technical background is required.

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