Handbook of Human Computation

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Pietro Michelucci
Springer Science & Business Media, Dec 4, 2013 - Computers - 1059 pages
This volume addresses the emerging area of human computation, The chapters, written by leading international researchers, explore existing and future opportunities to combine the respective strengths of both humans and machines in order to create powerful problem-solving capabilities. The book bridges scientific communities, capturing and integrating the unique perspective and achievements of each. It coalesces contributions from industry and across related disciplines in order to motivate, define, and anticipate the future of this exciting new frontier in science and cultural evolution. Readers can expect to find valuable contributions covering Foundations; Application Domains; Techniques and Modalities; Infrastructure and Architecture; Algorithms; Participation; Analysis; Policy and Security and the Impact of Human Computation. Researchers and professionals will find the Handbook of Human Computation a valuable reference tool. The breadth of content also provides a thorough foundation for students of the field.
 

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Contents

Part II Application Domains
87
Part III Techniques and Modalities
278
Part IV Infrastructure and Architecture
504
Part V Algorithms
594
Part VI Participation
672
Part VII Analysis
743
Part VIII Policy and Security
816
Part IX Impact
890
Index
1039
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