tool for collectively summarizing large discussions
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Gitter License: MIT


A tool for summarizing and exploring long comment threads.

Large-scale discussions between many participants abound on the internet today, on topics ranging from political arguments to group coordination. But as these discussions grow to tens of thousands of posts, they become ever more difficult for a reader to digest. In this repository, we document the Wikum tool that enables a large population of readers or editors to produce a summary tree that enables a reader to explore distinct subtopics at multiple levels of detail based on their interests.

This repository contains:

  1. The instructions for how locally install and run Wikum.

Table of Contents



Once you have Wikum locally installed you can start developing. Follow this link to find a video description of the Wikum project.




Before you get started, please review our contributor guidelines, if you agree with all of the terms and conditions then feel free to dive in! Open an issue or submit PRs.

If you'll be working on a coding issue, follow the coding setup instructions to get a local version of the project up and running.