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A Conceptual Model to Understand the Factors that Drive Individual Participation in Crowdsourcing for Medical Diagnosis

Kaushik Ghosh, Kabir Sen
2015 2015 48th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
Contributions and implications are discussed.  ...  In healthcare, assisted by collective knowledge of a large group of individuals, crowdsourcing is enabling prediction of disease outbreaks and diagnosis of rare medical conditions.  ...  It has been linked to an individual's intention to participate in virtual communities, such as blogs [20] , and open source projects [28] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2015.341 dblp:conf/hicss/GhoshS15 fatcat:sqemyntdcbdgrcpxjzp7kaaoga

Impression formation in online peer production

Jennifer Marlow, Laura Dabbish, Jim Herbsleb
2013 Proceedings of the 2013 conference on Computer supported cooperative work - CSCW '13  
They form impressions around other users' expertise based on history of activity across projects, and successful collaborations with key high status projects in the community.  ...  These impressions influence their receptivity to strangers' work contributions.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work was supported by NSF grants IIS-1111750, SMA-1064209, OCI-0943168, a grant from the Center for the Future of Work at Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University, and an NSF Graduate  ... 
doi:10.1145/2441776.2441792 dblp:conf/cscw/MarlowDH13 fatcat:rsh3k3fmdbc35bukjg7od5kf6y

On Wasted Contributions: Understanding the Dynamics of Contributor-Abandoned Pull Requests [article]

SayedHassan Khatoonabadi, Diego Elias Costa, Rabe Abdalkareem, Emad Shihab
2021 arXiv   pre-print
projects.  ...  We curate a dataset consisting of 265,325 PRs including 4,450 abandoned ones from ten popular and mature GitHub projects and measure 16 features characterizing PRs, contributors, review processes, and  ...  [36] found that the size of PRs, the number of participants in the review discussions, and the contributor's experience and affiliation influences both the review time and merge decision.  ... 
arXiv:2110.15447v1 fatcat:ddqyu3qw3jcctd5pbmcerrpdwu

The Impact of Helping Others in Coopetitive Crowdsourcing Communities

Indika Dissanayake, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA, Sridhar Sridhar Nerur
2021 Journal of the AIS  
In light of the preceding discussions, we identify two main effects of a contributor's helping behavior: (1) help given influences the contributor's performance, and (2) help given influences the help  ...  (Archak, 2010; Boudreau et al., 2011) influence a solver's contest performance and the chance of winning.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1jais.00654 fatcat:5qj2wldlj5d3npfzdv3mgxzllm

Why Do Episodic Volunteers Stay in FLOSS Communities?

Ann Barcomb, Klaas-Jan Stol, Dirk Riehle, Brian Fitzgerald
2019 2019 IEEE/ACM 41st International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE)  
Successful Free/Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS) projects incorporate both habitual and infrequent, or episodic, contributors.  ...  Based on our findings, we offer suggestions for projects to incorporate and manage episodic volunteers, so as to better leverage this type of contributors and potentially improve projects' sustainability  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank Michael Dorner, Gregor Endler, and Gottfried Hofmann early feedback.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icse.2019.00100 dblp:conf/icse/BarcombSR019 fatcat:vy666ekyxzazrfbdivlovyhdia

KASL-II: a dynamic four-loop model for knowledge sharing and learning

Elli Georgiadou, Kerstin V. Siakas
2010 Journal of Software: Evolution and Process  
An open access repository of Middlesex University research Georgiadou, Elli and Siakas, Kerstin V. (2012) KASL-II: a dynamic four-loop model for knowledge sharing and learning.  ...  Journal of Software: Evolution and Process, 24 (5). pp. 573-583. ISSN 2047-7481 http://dx.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We extend our thanks to the anonymous reviewers for their constructive comments and suggestions. 43 We also thank the experts for their participation in the model verification and validation  ... 
doi:10.1002/smr.503 fatcat:b5j4nb2tlvbgvcalpsxoi45nia

Work practices and challenges in pull-based development

Georgios Gousios, Margaret-Anne Storey, Alberto Bacchelli
2016 Proceedings of the 38th International Conference on Software Engineering - ICSE '16  
Previous work has examined this model by focusing on projects and their owners-we complement it by examining the work practices of project contributors and the challenges they face.  ...  Our research shows that: contributors have a strong interest in maintaining awareness of project status to get inspiration and avoid duplicating work, but they do not actively propagate information; communication  ...  The survey was published online and its Web address was sent by personal email to all participants.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2884781.2884826 dblp:conf/icse/GousiosSB16 fatcat:hfjwqy7mzvfz3a74cc7tlb6qny

Identifying New Product Ideas: Waiting for the Wisdom of the Crowd or Screening Ideas in Real Time

Steven Hoornaert, Michel Ballings, Edward C. Malthouse, Dirk Van den Poel
2017 The Journal of product innovation management  
sources of information available for an idea: its content, the contributor proposing it, and the crowd's feedback on the idea (the "3Cs").  ...  This study draws from prior research to operationalize variables corresponding to the 3Cs and develops a new measure to quantify an idea's distinctiveness.  ...  Both elements, however, can influence user participation in crowdsourcing communities, which in turn impacts the quality of idea generation efforts (Lu, Singh, and Srinivasan, 2011) .  ... 
doi:10.1111/jpim.12396 fatcat:a67xy3dlkfbibgwucymdr7iyse

Models of motivation in software engineering

Helen Sharp, Nathan Baddoo, Sarah Beecham, Tracy Hall, Hugh Robinson
2009 Information and Software Technology  
We then compared this new model with existing models and refined it based on this comparison.  ...  Motivation in software engineering is recognized as a key success factor for software projects, but although there are many papers written about motivation in software engineering, the field lacks a comprehensive  ...  Over time, contributors' participation is evaluated by the OSS community, and this evaluation may lead to an increase in a contributor's rank within the community, thus providing feedback which influences  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.infsof.2008.05.009 fatcat:gauahsn3i5bk5nygjvn4wexr5i

Work Practices and Challenges in Pull-Based Development: The Integrator's Perspective

Georgios Gousios, Andy Zaidman, Margaret-Anne Storey, Arie van Deursen
2015 2015 IEEE/ACM 37th IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering  
Our key findings are that integrators struggle to maintain the quality of their projects and have difficulties with prioritizing contributions that are to be merged.  ...  This work focuses on the role of the integrator and investigates working habits and challenges alike.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the survey participants for their time. This work has been partially funded by the NWO 639.022.314 -TestRoots project.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icse.2015.55 dblp:conf/icse/GousiosZSD15 fatcat:a6aunlxwcffqjb7kki6ojprfn4

Motivation to share knowledge using wiki technology and the moderating effect of role perceptions

Ofer Arazy, Ian Gellatly, Esther Brainin, Oded Nov
2015 Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology  
Theoretical and practical implications are discussed.  ...  However, when contributors' motivation is internallydriven they are more likely to participate in knowledge sharing when this activity is viewed as extra-role behavior.  ...  Venkatesh et al. (2003) showed that voluntariness is an important moderator of the relationship between attitude (i.e. social influence) and behavioral intention (i.e. the intention to adopt an information  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.23579 fatcat:nbus2h66avcylnly7nyytetpfq

Human Capital in Software Engineering: A Systematic Mapping of Reconceptualized Human Aspect Studies [article]

Saya Onoue and Hideaki Hata and Raula Gaikovina Kula and Kenichi Matsumoto
2018 arXiv   pre-print
learning and exchange across software projects.  ...  This work is towards the creation of a SE Human Capital Index (SE-HCI) to capture and rank human aspects, with the potential to assess progress within projects, and point to opportunities for cross-project  ...  Understanding the Influence of User Participation and Involvement on System Success -a Systematic Mapping Study. Empirical Software Eng, 20:28-81, 2015.  ... 
arXiv:1805.03844v1 fatcat:3sfzlishnjeuxioggeaevbjvjm

A Game-Theoretic Analysis of Competitive Editing in Wikipedia: Contributors' Effort to Influence Articles and the Community's Attempt to Ensure Neutrality [article]

Santhanakrishnan Anand, Ofer Arazy, Narayan B. Mandayam, Oded Nov
2021 arXiv   pre-print
mechanisms are essential for ensuring that ownership is not concentrated within a small number of contributors, our findings suggest that the burden of excessive governance may deter contributors from participating  ...  Peer production, such as the collaborative authoring of Wikipedia articles, involves both cooperation and competition between contributors, and we focus on the latter.  ...  Given their reliance on volunteers, peer production projects such as Wikipedia need to attract and retain participants with various interests and skill-sets.  ... 
arXiv:2105.07966v1 fatcat:3bmywzjkvjaxhffcxvw25l2bky

Co-destruction Patterns in Crowdsourcing [chapter]

Reihaneh Bidar, Arthur H. M. ter Hofstede, Renuka Sindhgatta
2020 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
and from our own experiences with crowdsourcing systems.  ...  A survey reveals that these patterns have been observed in practice and are perceived as worthwhile addressing.  ...  , timeliness) and participants (e.g. engagement), how it manifests itself, and how it can be detected.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-49435-3_4 fatcat:rhx62wls5fem7oetwcns2mtkyq

Intrinsic and extrinsic motivation as predictors of work effort: The moderating role of achievement goals

Anders Dysvik, Bård Kuvaas
2012 British Journal of Social Psychology  
Authors are permitted to self-archive the peer-reviewed (but not final) version of a contribution on the contributor's personal website, in the contributor's institutional repository or archive, subject  ...  to an embargo period of 24 months for social science and humanities (SSH) journals and 12 months for scientific, technical, and medical (STM) journals following publication of the final contribution.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Nico Van Yperen and three anonymous reviewers for their helpful ideas.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.2044-8309.2011.02090.x pmid:22273179 fatcat:yf4kyderyfbgzeuva7humiichu
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