Crowdsourcing systems on the World-Wide Web

  title={Crowdsourcing systems on the World-Wide Web},
  author={AnHai Doan and Raghu Ramakrishnan and Alon Y. Halevy},
  journal={Communications of the ACM},
  pages={86 - 96}
The practice of crowdsourcing is transforming the Web and giving rise to a new field. 
Understanding the Signature of Controversial Wikipedia Articles through Motifs in Editor Revision Networks
This paper creates revision networks to assess differences between controversial and non-controversial articles, as labelled by Wikipedia, and applies motif analysis, which determines the under or over-representation of induced sub-structures, in this case triads of editors, to reveal useful insight into editing behaviour and interaction capturing counter-narratives.
A survey of task-oriented crowdsourcing
A survey of crowdsourcing human computation systems, with the focus being on solving micro-tasks and complex tasks and a discussion of challenges and possible future research directions.
From Web Intelligence to Knowledge Co-Creation – A Platform to Analyze and Support Stakeholder Communication
The base platform and a context-aware document editor as an add-on that supports concurrent authoring by multiple users are introduced and semantic methods analyze them on the fly to recommend related content.
Community memories for sustainable societies: The case of environmental noise
NoiseTube is presented, an operational system that enables a participatory, low-cost approach to the assessment of environmental noise and its impact on citizens’ quality of life and is established that participatory noise mapping is a suitable alternative for, or a valuable complement to, conventional methods applied by authorities.
Service-Oriented Crowdsourcing
  • D. Schall
  • Computer Science, Business
    SpringerBriefs in Computer Science
  • 2012
This chapter gives an introduction to human computation and crowdsourcing techniques. Next, the key features of human task marketplaces such as Amazon Mechanical Turk are briefly outlined. In the
Perancangan Kerangka Crowdsourcing Berbasis Wisdom Of Crowds
The conclusion is that in the framework design of the Sasak Lontar (Takepan) online dictionary crowdsourcing system, development is needed in order to update the flaws, and also make it easier for users who want to learn and study and translate Sanskrit characters through online media.
Frameworks for Collective Intelligence
This article aggregates the available knowledge from 12 CI models into one novel framework and presents a generic model that describes CI systems irrespective of their domains, to add to the previously available CI models by providing a more granular view of how different components of CI systems interact.
IS Discontinuance : tracking down users' motivational journey from amotivated to motivated and back in crowdsourced software testing
The research results show that there are both extrinsic and intrinsic motivational factors that affect individual user’s decision to continue in the last stage of the usage life cycle – what makes individuals discontinue the use of a certain crowdsourced software engineering service.
CrowdSem 2013 : Crowdsourcing the Semantic Web
This volume contains the papers presented at the 1st International Workshop on ”Crowdsourcing the Semantic Web” that was held in conjunction with the 12th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC


Matching Schemas in Online Communities: A Web 2.0 Approach
This work proposes to enlist the multitude of users in the community to help match the schemas of the data sources, in a Web 2.0 fashion, to address the problem of integrating data from multiple sources.
Smart mobs : Les communautés intelligentes mobiles comment reconnaître le futur quand il vous tombe dessus ?
A partir de l'observation des comportements des utilisateurs des telephones portables au Japon, l'A. met en evidence l'influence des technologies sur les codes sociaux et les comportements
Mangrove: Enticing Ordinary People onto the Semantic Web via Instant Gratification
Mangrove demonstrates a concrete path for enabling and enticing non-technical people to enter the semantic web, by transferring some of the burden of schema design, data cleaning, and data structuring from content authors to the programmers who create semantic services.
Changing the SCE focus from processes to people
It’s time to address the taboo of never asking or requiring information about how well prepared people are to produce software and apply questions and tests to apply to software capability evaluations.
Mass collaboration and data mining
This talk will introduce Mass Collaboration and discuss some important data mining related issues and the promise of increased business intelligence, and also improved user experiences, leading to increased participation and greater quality in the knowledge that is captured.
Adaptive Web sites
A Web management assistant is proposed: a system that can process massive amounts of data about site usage and the potential use of automated adaptation to improve Web sites for visitors.
CourseRank: A Closed-Community Social System through the Magnifying Glass
An analysis of 12 months worth of CourseRank data including user contributed information, such as ratings and comments, as well as information extracted from the user logs, provides useful insights with respect to the potential of closedcommunity social sites.