AAAI Publications, Second AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing

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Groupsourcing: Problem Solving, Social Learning and Knowledge Discovery on Social Networks
Jon Chamberlain

Last modified: 2014-09-05


Increasingly social networks are being used for citizen science, where members of the public contribute knowledge to scientific endeavours. Tasks can be presented and solved using human computation, termed groupsourcing, with users benefiting from community tuition and experts gaining knowledge from the crowd. This paper gives details of a prototype that utilises groupsourcing to solve image classification tasks, to support social learning and to facilitate knowledge discovery in the domain of marine biology.


crowdsourcing; social networks, social learning; knowledge discovery; groupsourcing

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