Analyzing the Amazon Mechanical Turk Marketplace

  title={Analyzing the Amazon Mechanical Turk Marketplace},
  author={Panagiotis G. Ipeirotis},
  journal={IO: Theory eJournal},
  • Panagiotis G. Ipeirotis
  • Published 2010
  • Computer Science
  • IO: Theory eJournal
  • Since the concept of crowd sourcing is relatively new, many potential participants have questions about the AMT marketplace. For example, a common set of questions that pop up in an 'introduction to crowd sourcing and AMT' session are the following: What type of tasks can be completed in the marketplace? How much does it cost? How fast can I get results back? How big is the AMT marketplace? The answers for these questions remain largely anecdotal and based on personal observations and… CONTINUE READING

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