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Towards Content Neutrality in Wiki Systems
Department of Computer Science, University of Rostock, Albert Einstein Strasse 22, D-18059 Rostock, Germany
Received: 16 October 2012; in revised form: 29 November 2012 / Accepted: 3 December 2012 / Published: 19 December 2012
Abstract: The neutral point of view (NPOV) cornerstone of Wikipedia (WP) is challenged for next generation knowledge bases. A case is presented for content neutrality as a new, every point of view (EPOV) guiding principle. The architectural implications of content neutrality are discussed and translated into novel concepts of Wiki architectures. Guidelines for implementing this architecture are presented. Although NPOV is criticized, the contribution avoids ideological controversy and focuses on the benefits of the novel approach.
Keywords: Wiki Systems; distributed Wiki; content neutrality; neutral point of view
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Cap, C.H. Towards Content Neutrality in Wiki Systems. Future Internet 2012, 4, 1086-1104.
Cap CH. Towards Content Neutrality in Wiki Systems. Future Internet. 2012; 4(4):1086-1104.
Cap, Clemens H. 2012. "Towards Content Neutrality in Wiki Systems." Future Internet 4, no. 4: 1086-1104.