Demonstration of Qurk: a query processor for humanoperators

  title={Demonstration of Qurk: a query processor for humanoperators},
  author={Adam Marcus and Eugene Wu and David R. Karger and Samuel Madden and Rob Miller},
  booktitle={SIGMOD Conference},
Crowdsourcing technologies such as Amazon's Mechanical Turk ("MTurk") service have exploded in popularity in recent years. These services are increasingly used for complex human-reliant data processing tasks, such as labelling a collection of images, combining two sets of images to identify people that appear in both, or extracting sentiment from a corpus of text snippets. There are several challenges in designing a workflow that filters, aggregates, sorts and joins human-generated data sources… CONTINUE READING
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