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Series Human Cloud as Emerging Internet Application-Anatomy of the Microworkers Crowdsourcing Platform

@inproceedings{Hirth2011SeriesHC,
  title={Series Human Cloud as Emerging Internet Application-Anatomy of the Microworkers Crowdsourcing Platform},
  author={Matthias Hirth and Tobias Hossfeld and Phuoc Tran-Gia},
  year={2011}
}
Since Jeff Howe introduced the term ”crowdsourcing” in 2006 for the first time, crowdsourcing has be come a growing market in the current Internet. Thousands of workers categorize images, write articles or perform other small tasks on platforms like Amazon Mechanical Turk (MTurk), Microworkers or ShortTask. In this paper, we want to give an inside view of Microworkers and show that there are significant differences to the well studied MTurk. Further, we have a look at Microworkers from the… 
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