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Application of Just-Noticeable Difference in Quality as Environment Suitability Test for Crowdsourcing Speech Quality Assessment Task [article]

Babak Naderi, Sebastian Möller
2020 arXiv   pre-print
In a laboratory experiment, participants performed this JNDQ test with different listening devices in different listening environments, including a silent room according to ITU-T Rec.  ...  In this paper, we propose a new Just Noticeable Difference of Quality (JNDQ) test as a remote screening method for assessing the suitability of the work environment for participating in speech quality  ...  for performing a speech quality assessment test at that point of time.  ... 
arXiv:2004.05502v1 fatcat:csnkddfgebdh7biawvym6fybry

Online, on call: the spread of digitally organised just-in-time working and its implications for standard employment models

Ursula Huws, Neil H. Spencer, Dag S. Syrdal
2018 New technology, work and employment  
Future research should not just focus on crowdworkers as a special case but on new patterns of work organisation in the regular workforce. normative model that has been used as a benchmark in Western Europe  ...  for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) and the trade union confederation UNI Europa, which, for the first time, provided evidence of the extent and characteristics of crowdwork practices.  ...  the event of winning a competition.  ... 
doi:10.1111/ntwe.12111 fatcat:oevfbws5hvfwpp7bun2vjh2vxu

Beyond monetary incentives: experiments in paid microtask contests modelled as continuous-time markov chains [article]

Oluwaseyi Feyisetan, Elena Simperl
2019 arXiv   pre-print
We compare the results against a control condition in which the same annotation task was completed on CrowdFlower without a time or contest constraint.  ...  Our analysis focuses on a particular type of incentive, contests, as a means to apply crowdsourcing in near-real-time scenarios, in which requesters need labels quickly.  ...  Just like most empirical research in paid microtask crowdsourcing, none of the experiments considered temporal effects.  ... 
arXiv:1901.05670v1 fatcat:2yatnlstarh5jpdsn4mpba4f4u

Not Just Right Experiences in Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders

Jeremy P. Schmidt, Sara M. Stasik-O'Brien
2017 Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research  
Indeed, many individuals with OCD have reported an inner drive to maintain perfection, absolute certainty, and complete control in these and other domains in an attempt to achieve a "just right" state  ...  This helps to determine competition and the hierarchy of competing mates.  ... 
doi:10.24839/2325-7342.jn22.3.193 fatcat:wz7n7d42qnaubghl6xuef2nm6y

YouTube Timed Metadata Enrichment Using a Collaborative Approach [chapter]

José Pedro Pinto, Paula Viana
2018 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
By using the concept of crowdsourcing to collect the metadata, our proposal can contribute to easily enhance content uploaded in the YouTube platform.  ...  This contributes for enriching video content and enabling navigation through temporal links.  ...  Different genres of content were considered to make the annotation process not focusing in just one kind of material.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-98678-4_15 fatcat:ffqvmic6ivdsta4cs4vi5givry

Time to act: discourse on time in crowdfunding for social entrepreneurship project

Oana Mara Stan, Mina Fanea-Ivanovici
2019 Proceedings of the International Conference on Business Excellence  
What do they shift, reshape, and build on in terms of time agency, time management and time empowerment?  ...  Metaphors of time used in the discourse over sustainability appeared coupled with pressure to intervene fast.  ...  Just do it: right here and now!".  ... 
doi:10.2478/picbe-2019-0102 fatcat:3cw22dsppvfphacy5mlqmezrhi

Management Misinformation Systems: A Time to Revisit?

Kalle Lyytinen, Varun Grover
2017 Journal of the AIS  
The paper shaped the direction and scope of scholarly discourse around information systems; in contrast to dominant claims at that time, he argued that managers swam in the abundance of irrelevant information  ...  At the time of its publication, the idea of a periodic "push" of information to managers through automated reporting systems was giving way to a more novel notion in which a manager "pulls" information  ...  For instance, predication competitions can now use the crowdsourcing application Kaggle (Kaggle, 2015) where companies just provide the data and the "crowd" comes up with the models and interpretation  ... 
doi:10.17705/1jais.00453 fatcat:xdb7tuvnxza5xdprqv2vwmam7q

A collaborative approach for semantic time-based video annotation using gamification

Paula Viana, José Pedro Pinto
2017 Human-Centric Computing and Information Sciences  
In this paper we argue that crowdsourcing, an approach that relies on a remote task force to perform activities that are costly or time-consuming using traditional methods, is a suitable alternative and  ...  The results suggest that crowdsourced annotation can describe objects, persons, places, etc. correctly, as well as be very accurate in time. which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction  ...  Acknowledgements The work presented in this paper was partially supported by FourEyes, a Research Line within project "TEC4Growth-Pervasive Intelligence, Enhancers and Proofs of Concept with Industrial  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13673-017-0094-5 fatcat:t4lviyakbngm7faoi47zi7z5pm

Industry and Policy: Partnerships in Disruptive Times

Leendert van Bochoven
2016 Connections The Quarterly Journal  
Just like companies are involving customers in private sector innovation, governments are seeking to involve citizens.  ...  There is a growing trend to engage citizens more and more in the co-creation of public services.  ...  It is fast-paced, dynamic, unstructured, temporal in nature, unlike any prior data creation model.  ... 
doi:10.11610/connections.15.2.02 fatcat:zbqd32xizvem3f7i4plhvjbume

Acquiring Structured Temporal Representation via Crowdsourcing: A Feasibility Study

Yuchen Zhang, Nianwen Xue
2019 Proceedings of the Eighth Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics (*  
Temporal Dependency Trees are a structured temporal representation that represents temporal relations among time expressions and events in a text as a dependency tree structure.  ...  In this paper, we introduce a method to crowdsource temporal dependency tree annotations, and show that this representation is intuitive and can be collected with high accuracy and agreement through crowdsourcing  ...  Following standard crowdsourcing quality control, we perform a qualifying test on both annotation tasks.  ... 
doi:10.18653/v1/s19-1019 dblp:conf/starsem/ZhangX19 fatcat:gnkjb2rspvepxcyogn77bl34ze

Digital prosumption labour on social media in the context of the capitalist regime of time

Christian Fuchs
2013 Time & Society  
The paper discusses the role of various dimensions of time in capitalism with the help of a model that is grounded in Karl Marx's works.  ...  So-called social media such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Weibo and LinkedIn are an expression of changing regimes of time in capitalist society.  ...  , a regime of time that in its specific capitalist organization is connected to a pragmatic logic that fosters inconsiderateness, instrumentality, competition, temporal cognitive dissonance and chronic  ... 
doi:10.1177/0961463x13502117 fatcat:bxkmvmhhovbahlk2kwyqapextq

Real-time Road Traffic Information Detection Through Social Media [article]

Chandra Khatri
2018 arXiv   pre-print
As the data being considered is extremely large in size automated models are developed to stream, download, and mine the data in real-time.  ...  Furthermore, this data is used for various kinds of spatial and temporal analysis. A mechanism to calculate level of traffic congestion, safety, and traffic perception for cities in U.S. is proposed.  ...  Michael Hunter for helping me in changing my home unit to Transportation Systems Engineering and also for providing an opportunity to pursue research in the domain which I am passionate about.  ... 
arXiv:1801.05088v1 fatcat:lsyxe3buznhqbhw6unrhkqnnpe

Gatekeeping, gatewatching, real-time feedback: new challenges for Journalism

Axel Bruns
2011 Brazilian Journalism Research  
to time.  ...  And this now takes place ever more rapidly, almost in real time: using the latest social networks, which disseminate, share, comment, question, and debunk news reports within minutes, and using additional  ...  invited its users to directly participate in an experience of crowdsourced investigative journalism that was at once playful and meaningful: it provided a sense of adventure and competition by offering  ... 
doi:10.25200/bjr.v7n2.2011.355 fatcat:mz4sgaaiabe2njtc3zevq5yb64

Linking Early Geospatial Documents, One Place At A Time: Annotation Of Geographic Documents With Recogito. E-Perimetron. 10.2 (2015) Pp.49-59

Elton Barker, Rainer Simon, Leif Isaksen, Pau De Soto, Simon Rainer
2015 Zenodo  
Seen in a wider context, we argue that initiatives such as ours contribute to the growing ecosystem of the \" Graph of Humanities Data \" that is gathering pace in the Digital Humanities (linking data  ...  Recogito is an open source tool for the semi-automatic annotation of place references in maps and texts.  ...  Just some of the noteworthy examples of crowdsourcing in the area of old maps include: Georeferencer 1 (Fleet et al. 2012 ), a tool which was employed in a number of campaigns for crowdsourced geo-referencing  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.263001 fatcat:q5cao7cgrbfgnftlvvtsescshe


Markus Rokicki, Sergej Zerr, Stefan Siersdorfer
2015 Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on World Wide Web - WWW '15  
In this paper, we investigate how team mechanisms can be leveraged to further improve the cost efficiency of crowdsourcing competitions.  ...  where workers actively participate in team building, to combinations of team and individual competitions.  ...  In this paper we introduce team based competitions as a means of motivating a larger number of lower performers, rather than just incentivizing a relatively small number of high-performing individuals.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2736277.2741097 dblp:conf/www/RokickiZS15 fatcat:73hmmsjm5zgu5cyp6c34wyibxi
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