Crowdsourcing applications for public health.

@article{Brabham2014CrowdsourcingAF,
  title={Crowdsourcing applications for public health.},
  author={Daren C. Brabham and K. Ribisl and Thomas R. Kirchner and J. Bernhardt},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={
          179-87
        }
}
Crowdsourcing is an online, distributed, problem-solving, and production model that uses the collective intelligence of networked communities for specific purposes. Although its use has benefited many sectors of society, it has yet to be fully realized as a method for improving public health. This paper defines the core components of crowdsourcing and proposes a framework for understanding the potential utility of crowdsourcing in the domain of public health. Four discrete crowdsourcing… Expand

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