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Error Identification and Correction in Human Computation: Lessons from the WPA
David Alan Grier

Last modified: 2011-08-24

Abstract


Human computing promises new capabilities that cannot be easily provided by computing machinery. However, humans are less disciplined than their mechanical counterparts and hence are liable to produce accidental or deliberate mistakes. As we start to develop regimes for identifying and correcting errors in human computation, we find an important model in the computing groups that operated at the start of the 20th century.

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