WikiSym 2006 Conference Proceedings

[German title: WikiSym 2006 Tagungsbericht (Translate text to: Deutsch)]

Proceedings of the 2006 International Symposium on Wikis 
WikiSym 2006 – 2006 International Symposium on Wikis, August 21-23, 2006, Odense, Denmark

The proceedings are being archived in the ACM Digital Library. The proceedings ISBN is 1-59593-417-0. Articles can be referenced as being published “In Proceedings of the 2006 International Symposium on Wikis. ACM Press, 2006.” They are provided here temporarily for your convenience.


  • WikiSym Welcome
  • WikiSym 2006 Organization
  • Additional Reviewers
  • Sponsors & Supporters


How and Why Wikipedia Works (Page 1) (wiki page)
A. Beesley (Wikimedia Foundation)

How and Why Wikipedia Works: An Interview with Angela Beesley, Elisabeth Bauer, and Kizu Naoko (Page 3) (online version)
D. Riehle (Bayave Software GmbH)

Intimate Information: organic hypertext structure and incremental formalization for everyone’s everyday tasks (Page 9) (wiki page)
M. Bernstein (Eastgate Systems, Inc.)

The Augmented Wiki (Page 11) (wiki page)
D. Engelbart (Bootstrap Institute)
E. E. Kim (Blue Oxen Associates)

Design Principles of Wiki: How Can so Little do so Much? (Page 13) (wiki page)
W. Cunningham (Eclipse Foundation) (online version)


Wiki Uses in Teaching and Learning (Page 15) (wiki page)
S. Rafaeli (University of Haifa)

The Future of Wikis (Page 17) (wiki page)
E. E. Kim (Blue Oxen Associates)


Translation the Wiki Way (Page 19) (wiki page)
A. Désilets (National Research Council of Canada)
L. Gonzalez (Fluwikie)
S. Paquet (Socialtext, Inc.)
M. Stojanovic (National Research Council of Canada)

The Radeox Wiki Render Engine (Page 33) (wiki page)
M. L. Jugel (Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Architecture and Software Technology)
S. J. Schmidt (Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Architecture and Software Technology)

Is There a Space for the Teacher in a WIKI? (Page 37) (wiki page)
A. Lund (University of Oslo)
O. Smødal (University of Oslo)

WikiTrails: Augmenting Wiki Structure for Collaborative, Interdisciplinary Learning (Page 47) (wiki page)
S. Reinhold (J. W. Goethe-University Frankfurt)

Foucault@Wiki: First Steps Towards a Conceptual Framework for the Analysis of Wiki Discourses (Page 59) (wiki page)
C. Pentzold (University of Technology Chemnitz)

SweetWiki: Semantic Web Enabled Technologies in Wiki (Page 69) (wiki page)
M. Buffa (University of Nice)
F. Gandon (INRIA Laboratory)

Towards Wikis as Semantic Hypermedia (Page 79) (wiki page)
R. Tolksdorf (Free University of Berlin)
E. Paslaru Bontas Simperl (Free University of Berlin)

Constrained Wiki: an Oxymoron? (Page 89) (wiki page)
A. Di Iorio (University of Bologna)
S. Zacchiroli (University of Bologna)

Corporate Wiki Users: Results of a Survey (Page 99) (wiki page)
A. Majchrzak (University of Southern California)
C. Wagner (City University of Hong Kong)
D. Yates (University of Southern California)

PoliticWiki: Exploring Communal Politics (Page 105) (wiki page)
K. Makice (Indiana University)


Wikis of Locality: Insights from the Open Guides (Page 119) (wiki page)
M. Gaved (The Open University)
T. Heath (The Open University)
M. Eisenstadt (The Open University)


Workshop on Wikipedia Research (Page 127) (wiki page)
J. Voss (Wikimedia Deutschland e.V.)

Wiki Markup Standard Workshop (Page 129) (wiki page)
C. Sauer (Heilbronn University)
C. Smith (Heilbronn University)
T. Benz (Heilbronn University)

How to Use a Wiki in Education: ‘Wiki based Effective Constructive Learning’ (Page 131) (wiki page)
M. Notari (University of Applied Sciences)

Wiki-based Knowledge Engineering: Second Workshop on Semantic Wikis (Page 133) (wiki page)
M. Völkel (Universität Karlsruhe)
S. Schaffert (Salzburg Research)
E. Pasaru-Bontas (Freie Universität Berlin)

2006 DEMOS

SweetWiki: Semantic Web Enabled Technologies in Wiki (Page 135) (wiki page)
M. Buffa (University of Nice)
F. Gandon (INRIA)

Semantic Wikipedia (Page 137) (wiki page)
H. Haller (Universität Karlsruhe)
M. Krötzsch (Universität Karlsruhe)
M. Völkel (Universität Karlsruhe)
D. Vrandecic (Universität Karlsruhe)

2005 DEMOS

WikiGateway: A Toolbox for Making Software that Reads and Writes Wikis (Page 139)
B. Shanks (University of California at San Diego)

SemWiki: A RESTful Distributed Wiki Architecture (Page 141)
M. Völkel (Universität Karlsruhe)

OntoWiki: Commuity-driven Ontology Engineering and Ontology Usage based on Wikis (Page 143)
M. Hepp (University of Innsbruck)
D. Bachlechner (University of Innsbruck)
K. Siorpaes (University of Innsbruck)

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