• Corpus ID: 196217417

Are games a viable solution to crowdsourcing improvements to faulty OCR? – The Purposeful Gaming and BHL experience

@article{Seidman2016AreGA,
  title={Are games a viable solution to crowdsourcing improvements to faulty OCR? – The Purposeful Gaming and BHL experience},
  author={Max Seidman and Mary Flanagan and Trish Rose-Sandler and Mike Lichtenberg},
  journal={Code4Lib Journal},
  year={2016}
}
Citizen Science
  • Eileen G. Harrington
  • Education
    Academic Libraries and Public Engagement with Science and Technology
  • 2019
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TLDR
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