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Knowledge Representation Tools by Mind Map: Knowledge Representation
Tools
0.0 stars - reviews range from 0 to 5

Knowledge Representation Tools

Mind map tools

mindmeister

pros, Realtime collaboration, Easy to access and use, Support multiple resources, Offline mode support, History view / version control, Mobile support, IOS devices, Android devices

cons, Free only for 3 mind maps, Doesn't support associations like concept/topic maps, Limited export support for free version

mind42.com

offers similar features as mindmeister. Not recommended by online reviews

mind raider

pros, Feature-rich desktop application, Semantic web outliner, Cross platforms support: linux,mac osx and windows

cons, Hard to understand, lots of Jargons, not friendly for entry-level users, lack of collaboration mode

Concept map tools

CmapTools

pros, Easy to use, Share concept maps via CmapServers, Cross platform support: Linux, Mac OSX, Windows, Link to both online resources and personal files, Import/Export and powerpoint support

cons, Real-time collaboration? (Not investigated), CmapServers is free, but filling a request form is needed.

Topic map tools

Ontopia

pros, Fully support Topic maps standards: ISO 13250, Open source web application, Well documented, lots of samples and tutorials, Complete end-user tools: Omnigator, Vizigator and Ontopoly

cons, Complicated, learning curve is deep, Need to define ontology first, Not a ready to use software product. More like a software framework.

Wiki

Mediawiki

pros, Open source web-based wiki application, Lots of extensions and templates, Optimizes for performance and scalability, Same user interface as Wikipedia, Flexible plug-in architecture

cons, No structure support. (may be supported via extensions?), Lacks of project management support.

TWiki

pros, Wiki applications support via TWiki Markup Language, "Structured Wiki", Enterprise or team portal available, but not free, Over 400 extensions and 200 plugins., Full HTML and Javascript support in wiki pages, Strong attachment support for document uploads

cons, Lacks of community support., Security concerns, Can all features be delivered as advertised?, Need more insights.

Foswiki

Forked from TWiki in 2008

Types

Semantic wikis, Freebase, Semantic MediaWiki

Enterprise wikis, SMW+, Confluence, Socialtext

Application wikis

Personal wikis

Mobile wikis