Article accepted at ICWE 2017

Decentralised Authoring, Annotations and Notifications for a Read-Write Web with dokieli (Sarven Capadisli, Amy Guy, Ruben Verborgh, Christoph Lange, Sören Auer1, Tim Berners-Lee [1]) was accepted to the Applications track at the International Conference on Web Engineering.

The article describes dokieli [2], a fully decentralised, browser-based authoring and annotation platform with built-in support for social interactions, through which people retain the ownership of and sovereignty over their data. The resulting “living” documents are interoperable and independent of dokieli since they follow standards and best practices, such as HTML+RDFa for a fine-grained semantic structure, Linked Data Platform for personal data storage, and Linked Data Notifications for updates. This article describes dokieli’s architecture and implementation, demonstrating advanced document authoring and interaction without a single point of control.

The article itself was, of course, authored and annotated using the dokieli tooling.