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Concurrency Awareness in a P2P Wiki System

Sawsan Alshattnawi
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Gérôme Canals
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Pascal Molli

Abstract

Currently, Wikis are the most popular form of collaborative editors. Recently, some researches have proposed fully decentralized wikis relying on peer-to-peer networks. This new architecture subtly changes the behavior of wiki in case of concurrent changes. While traditional wikis ensure that all pages have been reviewed by a user, some pages in a P2P wiki are produced by the system through a automatic merge. To overcome this problem, this paper introduces concurrency awareness, a mechanism that makes users aware about the status of wiki pages. The particular context of a P2P wiki system makes traditional awareness mechanisms inadequate and requires the desgin of a new one.
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inria-00337026 , version 1 (05-11-2008)

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Sawsan Alshattnawi, Gérôme Canals, Pascal Molli. Concurrency Awareness in a P2P Wiki System. 2008 International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies ans Systems - CTS 2008, May 2008, Irvine, United States. pp.285-294, ⟨10.1109/CTS.2008.4543942⟩. ⟨inria-00337026⟩
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