Wiki technology - origin, development and importance

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Wiki technology - origin, development and importance
Authors: Đorđe Stakić [edit item]
Citation: Infotheca  : 61-69. 2009 June.
Publication type: Journal article
Peer-reviewed: Yes
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Wiki technology - origin, development and importance is a publication by Đorđe Stakić.


[edit] Abstract

Late 20th century and early 21st century are marked by the emergence and expansion of Wiki technology in the field of informational technologies. The largest ever compiled encyclopedia, Wikipedia, emerged from Wiki technology. Compilation of Wikipedia as the most successful project based on Wiki technology showed true potential of Wiki software. This software is now widely used and imposes itself as a new standard. In addition to Wikipedia, local Wiki Web sites are important as well.

[edit] Research questions

"This essay reviews the history of wiki technology as well as the Wikipedia project and other wikimedia fundation projects."

Research details

Topics: Encyclopedias [edit item]
Domains: Computer science [edit item]
Theory type: Analysis [edit item]
Wikipedia coverage: Case [edit item]
Theories: "Undetermined" [edit item]
Research design: Conceptual [edit item]
Data source: N/A [edit item]
Collected data time dimension: N/A [edit item]
Unit of analysis: N/A [edit item]
Wikipedia data extraction: N/A [edit item]
Wikipedia page type: N/A [edit item]
Wikipedia language: N/A [edit item]

[edit] Conclusion

"Wiki technology is one of the latest Internet technologies on which vast number of Internet sites is based. It enables each visitor to the site to contribute to its contents. MediaWiki, written in 2002 for Wikipedia, has special place among other pieces of wiki software. Wikipedia became the largest encyclopedia of our time, foremost due to the wiki concept and MediaWiki software which enabled its realization. In addition to Wikipedia, all other projects within Wikimedia Foundation are based on MediaWiki software as well. Free MediaWiki software is the most popular software for development of wikis, becoming dominant Wiki technology software."

[edit] Comments

"This paper describes the emergence and history of Wiki technology and Wikipedia."


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AbstractLate 20th century and early 21st century aLate 20th century and early 21st century are marked by the emergence and expansion of Wiki technology in the field of informational technologies. The largest ever compiled encyclopedia, Wikipedia, emerged from Wiki technology. Compilation of Wikipedia as the most successful project based on Wiki technology showed true potential of Wiki software. This software is now widely used and imposes itself as a new standard. In addition to Wikipedia, local Wiki Web sites are important as well.ocal Wiki Web sites are important as well.
Added by wikilit teamAdded on initial load +
Collected data time dimensionN/A +
CommentsThis paper describes the emergence and history of Wiki technology and Wikipedia.
ConclusionWiki technology is one of the latest InterWiki technology is one of the latest Internet technologies on which vast number of Internet sites is based. It enables each visitor to the site to contribute to its contents. MediaWiki, written in 2002 for Wikipedia, has special place among other pieces of wiki software. Wikipedia became the largest encyclopedia of our time, foremost due to the wiki concept and MediaWiki software which enabled its realization. In addition to Wikipedia, all other projects within Wikimedia Foundation are based on MediaWiki software as well. Free MediaWiki software is the most popular software for development of wikis, becoming dominant Wiki technology software.ecoming dominant Wiki technology software.
Data sourceN/A +
Google scholar urlhttp://scholar.google.com/scholar?ie=UTF-8&q=%22Wiki%2Btechnology%2B-%2Borigin%2C%2Bdevelopment%2Band%2Bimportance%22 +
Has authorĐorđe Stakić +
Has domainComputer science +
Has topicEncyclopedias +
MonthJune +
Pages61-69 +
Peer reviewedYes +
Publication typeJournal article +
Published inInfotheca +
Research designConceptual +
Research questionsThis essay reviews the history of wiki technology as well as the Wikipedia project and other wikimedia fundation projects.
Revid11,066 +
TheoriesUndetermined
Theory typeAnalysis +
TitleWiki technology - origin, development and importance
Unit of analysisN/A +
Urlhttp://www.unilib.bg.ac.rs/zajednica01/english/izdanja/infoteka/br1_2_2009/index.php +
Wikipedia coverageCase +
Wikipedia data extractionN/A +
Wikipedia languageN/A +
Wikipedia page typeN/A +
Year2009 +