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The Turk

Known as: Turk, MechanicalTurk, Chess machine 
The Turk, also known as the Mechanical Turk or Automaton Chess Player (German: Schachtürke, "chess Turk"; Hungarian: A Török), was a fake chess… 
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Abstract The success of Amazon Mechanical Turk (MTurk) as an online research platform has come at a price: MTurk has suffered… 
Review
2014
Review
2014
Mechanical Turk (MTurk), an online labor market created by Amazon, has recently become popular among social scientists as a… 
Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
An associate professor at New York Universitys Stern School of Business uncovers answers about who are the employers in paid… 
Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Amazon Mechanical Turk (MTurk) is a crowdsourcing system in which tasks are distributed to a population of thousands of anonymous… 
Review
2010
Review
2010
Although Mechanical Turk has recently become popular among social scientists as a source of experimental data, doubts may linger… 
Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Crowdsourcing services, such as Amazon Mechanical Turk, allow for easy distribution of small tasks to a large number of workers… 
Review
2010
Review
2010
We present the results of a survey that collected information about the demographics of participants on Amazon Mechanical Turk… 
Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Crowd-sourcing approaches such as Amazon's Mechanical Turk (MTurk) make it possible to annotate or collect large amounts of… 
Review
2008
Review
2008
User studies are important for many aspects of the design process and involve techniques ranging from informal surveys to… 
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
We show how to outsource data annotation to Amazon Mechanical Turk. Doing so has produced annotations in quite large numbers…