Semantic Web-Based Document: Editing and Browsing in AktiveDoc

  • Vitaveska Lanfranchi
  • Fabio Ciravegna
  • Daniela Petrelli
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3532)


This paper presents a tool for supporting sharing and reuse of knowledge in document creation (writing) and use (reading). Semantic Web technologies are used to support the production of ontology based annotations while the document is written. Free text annotations (comments) can be added to integrate the knowledge in the document. In addition the tool uses external services (e.g. a Semantic Web harvester) to propose relevant content to writing user, enabling easy knowledge reuse. Similar facilities are provided for readers when their task does not coincide with the author’s one. The tool is specifically designed for Knowledge Management in organisations. In this paper we present and discuss how Semantic Web technologies are designed and integrated in the system.


Knowledge Management Relevant Content Ontological Instance Document Creation Timely Reuse 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vitaveska Lanfranchi
    • 1
  • Fabio Ciravegna
    • 1
  • Daniela Petrelli
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of SheffieldSheffieldUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Department of Information StudiesUniversity of SheffieldSheffieldUnited Kingdom

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