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From one star to three stars: Upgrading legacy open data using crowdsourcing

Satoshi Oyama, Yukino Baba, Ikki Ohmukai, Hiroaki Dokoshi, Hisashi Kashima
2015 2015 IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics (DSAA)  
This paper describes the first unified framework for converting legacy open data in image format into a machinereadable and reusable format by using crowdsourcing.  ...  Crowd workers are asked not only to extract data from an image of a chart but also to reproduce the chart objects in spreadsheets.  ...  Doing this will improve the ranking of such data from one star in Berners-Lee's scheme to two or three stars.  ... 
doi:10.1109/dsaa.2015.7344801 dblp:conf/dsaa/OyamaBODK15 fatcat:onalbuzbdbezle5mogrlzzenyq

Crowdsourcing chart digitizer: task design and quality control for making legacy open data machine-readable

Satoshi Oyama, Yukino Baba, Ikki Ohmukai, Hiroaki Dokoshi, Hisashi Kashima
2016 International Journal of Data Science and Analytics  
The properties of the repro-This paper is an extended version of the DSAA 2015 long presentation paper "From one star to three stars: upgrading legacy open data using crowdsourcing" [1].  ...  This paper describes the first unified framework for converting legacy open data in chart images into a machine-readable and reusable format by using crowdsourcing.  ...  Acknowledgments SO was supported by a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (No. 15K1214805) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s41060-016-0025-y dblp:journals/ijdsa/OyamaBODK16 fatcat:iy7nffj53bbpnf4o5nw7ih3rsq

The Fifteenth Data Release of the Sloan Digital Sky Surveys: First Release of MaNGA-derived Quantities, Data Visualization Tools, and Stellar Library

D. S. Aguado, Romina Ahumada, Andrés Almeida, Scott F. Anderson, Brett H. Andrews, Borja Anguiano, Erik Aquino Ortíz, Alfonso Aragón-Salamanca, Maria Argudo-Fernández, Marie Aubert, Vladimir Avila-Reese, Carles Badenes (+222 others)
2019 Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series  
The SDSS website (www.sdss.org) has also been updated, providing links to data downloads, tutorials and examples of data use.  ...  The next data release, DR16, will include new data from both APOGEE-2 and eBOSS; those surveys release no new data here, but we document updates and corrections to their data processing pipelines.  ...  These steps will help ensure the availability of SDSS data to astronomers for years to come, and long beyond the current funded plans for SDSS-IV and SDSS-V.  ... 
doi:10.3847/1538-4365/aaf651 fatcat:zo5duye65fa5pluor62g5dxfre

Mobile Language Learning: The Medium is ^not the Message

Heather Lotherington
2018 L2 Journal  
Participants were asked to sign up for the language of their choice, using one of three top-selling language courses during week 1.  ...  Premium courses, such as Rosetta Stone, are built on historically established commercial language teaching programs translated from legacy media.  ... 
doi:10.5070/l210235576 fatcat:ie55zvhvxrcnxgw7az6subx5g4

Metamodeling Approach for Hazard Management Systems

Anca Daniela Ionita, Mariana Mocanu
2017 Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Software Technologies  
The use of the model editor is exemplified on a system for early warning in case of accidental water pollution.  ...  The interdependency between hazards and the need of coordinated response also lead to the necessity to develop multi-hazard solutions, resulting in systems with a high complexity.  ...  Furthermore, MDE was also found useful in case these complex systems are resulted from the integration of several legacy systems (Clavreul, Barais & Jézéquel, 2010) .  ... 
doi:10.5220/0006417702570264 dblp:conf/icsoft/IonitaM17 fatcat:4lnoez3rjzfxhicria4cpjmzkq

The Battle for New York: A Case Study of Applied Digital Threat Modeling at the Enterprise Level

Rock Stevens, Daniel Votipka, Elissa M. Redmiles, Colin Ahern, Patrick Sweeney, Michelle L. Mazurek
2018 USENIX Security Symposium  
Digital security professionals use threat modeling to assess and improve the security posture of an organization or product.  ...  participantdesigned threat mitigation strategies provided tangible security benefits for NYC, including blocking 541 unique intrusion attempts, preventing the hijacking of five privileged user accounts, and addressing three  ...  Thus, they recommended segmenting non-critical legacy systems until they are replaced/upgraded.  ... 
dblp:conf/uss/StevensVRASM18 fatcat:jwbf3aq5jrcczlzphaeb4mechq

Infrastructural insurgency: Constructing situated data at Brazil's urban periphery

Kristine Stiphany
2021 Planext: Next Generation Planning  
Drawing on a comparative case study of intensively upgraded informal settlements in São Paulo, Brazil, findings show that data-based insurgencies have been forged from prior collective action.  ...  This paper focuses on how insurgencies are continually recast in parallel to State-led redevelopment or 'upgrading'.  ...  I also wish to thank Peter M Ward, Kathryn Howell, Thaís Marcussi, and Jason Sowell for their comments on previous versions of this article; and Brianna DeLeon for her research assistantship.  ... 
doi:10.24306/plnxt/75 fatcat:5kiuibiqkzdttblphr2h2py42m

Radio Galaxy Zoo: host galaxies and radio morphologies derived from visual inspection

J. K. Banfield, O. I. Wong, K. W. Willett, R. P. Norris, L. Rudnick, S. S. Shabala, B. D. Simmons, C. Snyder, A. Garon, N. Seymour, E. Middelberg, H. Andernach (+24 others)
2015 Monthly notices of the Royal Astronomical Society  
We present results from the first twelve months of operation of Radio Galaxy Zoo, which upon completion will enable visual inspection of over 170,000 radio sources to determine the host galaxy of the radio  ...  Radio Galaxy Zoo uses 1.4 GHz radio images from both the Faint Images of the Radio Sky at Twenty Centimeters (FIRST) and the Australia Telescope Large Area Survey (ATLAS) in combination with mid-infrared  ...  These early results (which have not been subject to explicit user weighting or outlier rejection) reinforce the ability of crowdsourced volunteers to carry out tasks useful for astronomical research in  ... 
doi:10.1093/mnras/stv1688 fatcat:2qydjl45fndwfkqqg7t7d3soxi

Integrating human and machine intelligence in galaxy morphology classification tasks

Melanie R Beck, Claudia Scarlata, Lucy F Fortson, Chris J Lintott, B D Simmons, Melanie A Galloway, Kyle W Willett, Hugh Dickinson, Karen L Masters, Philip J Marshall, Darryl Wright
2018 Monthly notices of the Royal Astronomical Society  
As the scale of data continues to increase with upcoming surveys, traditional classification methods will struggle to handle the load.  ...  We next combine this with a Random Forest machine learning algorithm that learns on a suite of nonparametric morphology indicators widely used for automated morphologies.  ...  Again, a combination of both approaches will allow us to take full advantage of legacy output from large scale surveys.  ... 
doi:10.1093/mnras/sty503 fatcat:llqrlev2srcmxif6w5663alyky

An Augmented Reality Children's Book Edutainment through Participatory Content Creation and Promotion Based on the Pastoral Life of Psiloritis

Antonis Ntagiantas, Markos Konstantakis, John Aliprantis, Dimitris Manousos, Lefteris Koumakis, George Caridakis
2022 Applied Sciences  
Students' participation is an essential element of learning, and one of AR's greatest strengths is its ability to promote collaborative experiences.  ...  Multiple students can share the virtual scene and interact with it using the mobile interface as a hand-held display in AR children's books.  ...  Most of the identified use cases focus on data control and entry.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app12031339 fatcat:t7nvjpk66fbfpbjcbupnltwa7y

Proceedings for the 3rd Shaw-IAU Workshop on Astronomy for Education: What Everybody Should Know about Astronomy Education [article]

Asmita Bhandare, Giuliana Giobbi, Colm Larkin, Rebecca Sanderson, Eduardo Penteado, Niall Deacon, Gwen Sanderson, Anna Sippel
2021 Zenodo  
This is a summary of the 3rd Shaw-IAU workshop on Astronomy for Education held 12 – 15 October, 2021 as a virtual event. The workshop was organised by the IAU Office of Astronomy for Education.  ...  We invite you to join us in reflection and action to engage with communities that have been harmed or marginalized by some of the dominant practices of science.  ...  , with additional support from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration under Award No. NNX AC A.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5768700 fatcat:m7ltmzzmjbcr3inrdnweemstly

The Escape of Sisyphus or What "Post NG-PON2" Should Do Apart from Neverending Capacity Upgrades

Martin Maier
2014 Photonics  
Furthermore, we elaborate on emerging trends and open challenges for future post NG-PON2 research.  ...  different direction than continued capacity upgrades.  ...  He would also like to thank Mohammad Kiaei, Kerim Fouli, and Martin Reisslein for their fruitful collaboration on RTP in next-generation long-reach PONs.  ... 
doi:10.3390/photonics1010047 fatcat:4xi6bbovcnfnxd2ifeqmij4b5y

Emerging Wireless Sensor Networks and Internet of Things Technologies—Foundations of Smart Healthcare

Gordana Gardašević, Konstantinos Katzis, Dragana Bajić, Lazar Berbakov
2020 Sensors  
A particular attention is devoted to crowdsourcing/crowdsensing, envisaged as tools for the rapid collection of massive quantities of medical data.  ...  Future smart healthcare systems – often referred to as Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) – will combine a plethora of wireless devices and applications that use wireless communication technologies to enable  ...  This technology can make use of the legacy GSM infrastructure thus extending its lifetime. This can be achieved with a software upgrade ensuring extended coverage and accelerated time-to-market.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20133619 pmid:32605071 pmcid:PMC7374296 fatcat:wqhioh3lsrbx5fxk54k6m4puui

Data-rich astronomy: mining synoptic sky surveys [article]

Stefano Cavuoti
2013 arXiv   pre-print
The first locution puts emphasis on the expectations of the astronomers while the second stresses, instead, the dramatic problem arising from this large amount of data: which is no longer computable with  ...  traditional approaches to data storage, data reduction and data analysis.  ...  The good advice, support and friendship of Max has been invaluable on both an academic and a personal level, for which I am extremely grateful.  ... 
arXiv:1304.6615v1 fatcat:6qmfvpl3czcr3hlupbc3r3hhfa

D3.3 and D4.4: Consolidated Science Demonstrator progress and evaluation reports [article]

Hermann Lederer, Steven Newhouse
2018 Zenodo  
Their input is used to drive and prioritize the integration of the EOSC services in a common homogeneous platform.  ...  To achieve this goal, a selection process for Science Demonstrators through Open Calls has been developed, followed by the execution of two Open Calls.  ...  All data will be stored using the EGI DataHub system based on the open source Onedata technology, allowing seamless access to data from different compute infrastructures We will also FAIRify the software  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3387596 fatcat:7svhwma7xrhyfch4qiqeaquruu
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