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Crowdsourcing as a model for problem solving: Leveraging the collective intelligence of online communities for public good

@inproceedings{Brabham2010CrowdsourcingAA,
  title={Crowdsourcing as a model for problem solving: Leveraging the collective intelligence of online communities for public good},
  author={Daren C. Brabham},
  year={2010}
}
As an application of deliberative democratic theory in practice, traditional public participation programs in urban planning seek to cultivate citizen input and produce public decisions agreeable to all stakeholders. However, the deliberative democratic ideals of these traditional public participation programs, consisting of town hall meetings, hearings, workshops, and design charrettes, are often stymied by interpersonal dynamics, special interest groups, and an absence of key stakeholder… Expand

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