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Public Participation in Scientific Research: a Framework for Deliberate Design
Members of the public participate in scientific research in many different contexts, stemming from traditions as varied as participatory action research and citizen science. Particularly inExpand
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From Conservation to Crowdsourcing: A Typology of Citizen Science
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Citizen science is a form of research collaboration involving members of the public in scientific research projects to address real-world problems. Expand
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Free/Libre open-source software development: What we know and what we do not know
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We review the empirical research on Free/Libre and Open-Source Software (FLOSS) development and assess the state of the literature based on the input-mediator-output-input (IMOI) model. Expand
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Validity Issues in the Use of Social Network Analysis with Digital Trace Data
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There is an exciting natural match between social network analysis methods and the growth of data sources produced by social interactions via information technologies, from online communities to corporate information systems. Expand
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Next Steps for Citizen Science
Strategic investments and coordination are needed for citizen science to reach its full potential. Around the globe, thousands of research projects are engaging millions of individuals—many of whomExpand
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The future of citizen science: emerging technologies and shifting paradigms
Citizen science creates a nexus between science and education that, when coupled with emerging technologies, expands the frontiers of ecological research and public engagement. Using representativeExpand
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Assessing data quality in citizen science
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Ecological and environmental citizen-science projects have enormous potential to advance scientific knowledge, influence policy, and guide resource management by producing datasets that would otherwise be infeasible to generate. Expand
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The eBird enterprise: An integrated approach to development and application of citizen science
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Citizen-science projects engage volunteers to gather or process data to address scientific questions. Expand
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Citizen science can improve conservation science, natural resource management, and environmental protection
Abstract Citizen science has advanced science for hundreds of years, contributed to many peer-reviewed articles, and informed land management decisions and policies across the United States. Over theExpand
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Mechanisms for Data Quality and Validation in Citizen Science
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Data quality is a primary concern for researchers employing a public participation in scientific research (PPSR) or ``citizen science'' approach. Expand
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