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The influence of diversity and experience on the effects of crowd size

Lionel P. Robert, Daniel M. Romero
2016 Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology  
To better understand the effects of crowd size we conducted a study on the retention and performance based on 4,317 articles in the WikiProject Film community.  ...  The literature is unclear, however, about the relationship between the size of crowds and its impact on outcomes.  ...  A preliminary version of part of this article (Robert & Romero, 2015) appears in the Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM, 2015.  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.23653 fatcat:a6ex7mv5yzetphzsgurunx66rq

Crowd Wisdom: The Impact of Opinion Diversity and Participant Independence on Crowd Performance

Hong Hong, Qianzhou Du, Gang Wang, Weiguo Fan, Di Xu
2016 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
We study the influence of opinion diversity and participant independence on the crowd performance in the context of online investment communities.  ...  Prior research confirms the importance of crowd wisdom in the context of stock markets, but fails to investigate the impact of crowd characteristics on crowd performance.  ...  This research was supported by the Natural Science Foundation of China with Grant 71531013 and China Scholarship Council with Grant 201506310121.  ... 
dblp:conf/amcis/HongDWFX16 fatcat:t3xl3qegafhvdcnf7oh32aefwm

Assessing the value of cooperation in Wikipedia

Dennis M. Wilkinson, Bernardo A. Huberman
2007 First Monday  
To better understand the effects of crowd size we conducted a study on the retention and performance of 4,317 articles in the WikiProject Film community.  ...  One advantage of crowds over traditional teams is that crowds enable the assembling of a large number of individuals to address problems.  ...  by GWD (d) Effect of crowd size on quality by experience (e) Effect of crowd size on quality by retention rate Figure 3 . 3 The moderation effects of each measure and crowd size on retention.  ... 
doi:10.5210/fm.v12i4.1763 fatcat:4ld7yctxl5bolh4nskxelgorr4

Effects of Spatial Crowding on Store Loyalty: Roles of Store Size

Yongsoo Ha, Yuri Lee
2016 Universal Journal of Psychology  
This study investigates the sole effects of spatial crowding on store loyalty and the roles of store size in spatial crowding-store loyalty relationships.  ...  In the large store, spatial crowding effected on pleasure positively, whereas, the effect was negative in the small store.  ...  H4a: The effects of spatial crowding on pleasure will differ according to store size. H4b: The effects of pleasure on expectation will differ according to store size.  ... 
doi:10.13189/ujp.2016.040302 fatcat:h6uufe7gmvejfan4v3idcxdo3y

Demographically diverse crowds are typically not much wiser than homogeneous crowds

Stephanie de Oliveira, Richard E. Nisbett
2018 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program under Grant DGE 1256260, awarded to S.d.O.  ...  The Model: Diverse Crowd Accuracy as a Function of Effect Size and Bracketing We modeled the wisdom of homogeneous and diverse crowds from two simulated, hypothetical social groups to demonstrate the above  ...  As these parameters varied, the relative accuracy of diverse (vs. homogeneous) crowds varied. The manipulations, which we refer to as "effect size" and "bracketing," are described below. Effect Size.  ... 
doi:10.1073/pnas.1717632115 pmid:29440376 pmcid:PMC5834705 fatcat:yh7eukemwjbqvelas4jqve4xda

Diversified social influence maximization

Fangshuang Tang, Qi Liu, Hengshu Zhu, Enhong Chen, Feida Zhu
2014 2014 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2014)  
To that end, in this paper, we propose to consider the magnitude of influence and the diversity of the influenced crowd simultaneously.  ...  Finally, we run extensive experiments on two real-world datasets, showing that our formulation is effective in generating diverse results.  ...  Effect of Diversification To show the effect of diversification of social influence on different seedset sizes, we fix the value of γ to 1 ( which corresponds to the maximum possible diversity that could  ... 
doi:10.1109/asonam.2014.6921625 dblp:conf/asunam/TangLZCZ14 fatcat:ur6i6rlefrgnfnrw7hdevbejky

Prediction diversity and selective attention in the wisdom of crowds [article]

Davi A. Nobre, José F. Fontanari
2020 arXiv   pre-print
The poor accuracy of the crowd on some experiments lead us to conjecture that its alleged accuracy is most likely an artifice of selective attention.  ...  Here we report the results of three experiments to probe the current understanding of the wisdom of crowds, namely, the estimates of the number of candies in a jar, the length of a paper strip, and the  ...  In Section III we describe and analyze the results of our three experiments, emphasizing the influence of the prediction diversity on the accuracy of the collective estimate.  ... 
arXiv:2001.10039v2 fatcat:qy2xdct2lzgmzn7fy6tgcu2t7i


1931 The Biological Bulletin  
ADOLPH MECHANISM OF THE CROWDING EFFECT Knowing to what extent diminution of the size of the environment affects tadpoles at various ages, diverse conditions were tested to find how the crowding has its  ...  Small concentrations of urea and of sodium iodide were tested, but the experiments were not carried on long enough to demonstrate any effects upon the growth with and without crowding.  ... 
doi:10.2307/1536953 fatcat:nhr3yxt4kzfpvivbmfqauag35e

Crowd Experience and Performance: An Empirical Analysis of Crowdsourced New Product Development

Zhiyi Wang, Jungpil Hahn
2015 International Conference on Information Systems  
Based on the theory of diversity about generalists vs. specialists, we examine the role of prior experience in affecting crowd performance.  ...  However, research into to the value creation of crowdsourcing and the efficacy of the crowd is still limited.  ...  However, whether the effect is contingent on the diverse experience is unknown.  ... 
dblp:conf/icis/WangH15 fatcat:li4zc7signbtvbpg77zubtxmq4

Is the true 'wisdom of the crowd' to copy successful individuals?

A. J. King, L. Cheng, S. D. Starke, J. P. Myatt
2011 Biology Letters  
Diversity of expertise at an individual level can increase intelligence at a collective level-a type of swarm intelligence (SI) popularly known as the 'wisdom of the crowd'.  ...  of group sizes.  ...  Copying others was therefore to the detriment of diversity, reducing the 'wisdom of the crowd' effect [1,6].  ... 
doi:10.1098/rsbl.2011.0795 pmid:21920956 pmcid:PMC3297389 fatcat:xbxm4tow6zchjnstlgtxrphmue

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1931 The Biological Bulletin  
ADOLPH MECHANISM OF THE CROWDING EFFECT Knowing to what extent diminution of the size of the environment affects tadpoles at various ages, diverse conditions were tested to find how the crowding has its  ...  In other tests the water from crowded individuals was given to single individuals of the same brood; one such experiment is shown in Fig. 9.  ... 

Biodiversity as a barrier to ecological invasion

Theodore A. Kennedy, Shahid Naeem, Katherine M. Howe, Johannes M. H. Knops, David Tilman, Peter Reich
2002 Nature  
Fargione and J. Craine for comments on the manuscript, and T. Mielke and the undergraduate interns at Cedar Creek who made this work possible.  ...  This work was supported by the Andrew Mellon Foundation, the McKnight Foundation, the University of Minnesota, NASA and the NSF.  ...  for the effects of diversity on invasions.  ... 
doi:10.1038/nature00776 pmid:12050662 fatcat:wwgpibsrnzc2dk22cjr6cnpdsq

Who Should Be the Captain This Week?Leveraging Inferred Diversity-Enhanced Crowd Wisdom for a Fantasy Premier League Captain Prediction

Shreyansh P. Bhatt, Keke Chen, Valerie L. Shalin, Amit P. Sheth, Brandon S. Minnery
2019 International Conference on Web and Social Media  
Here we study the assembly of a small subset of the crowd a priori using another important crowd property: semantic diversity.  ...  Empirical evaluation shows that SmartCrowd generates diverse crowds outperforming random crowds, 93% of individual participants, and crowds consisting of the top 10%, 20% experts identified from previous  ...  W911NF-16-1-0300 and NSF Grant No. CNS 1513721.  ... 
dblp:conf/icwsm/BhattCSSM19 fatcat:l7j7p4zgrfgbdh5qegyg4ent2y


A. Klippel, K. Sparks, J. O. Wallgrün
2015 ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
The research discussed in this paper lies at the intersection of spatial and behavioral sciences, two of the greatest beneficiaries of crowd science.  ...  Our research has addressed a variety of contextual effects on the validity of crowdsourced data such as cultural, linguistic, regional, as well as methodological differences that we will discuss here in  ...  The double-blind peer-review was conducted on the basis of the full paper. Editors: A.-M. Olteanu-Raimond, C. de-Runz, and R. Devillers doi:10.5194/isprsannals-II-3-W5-325-2015  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprsannals-ii-3-w5-325-2015 fatcat:2bjamfefojabvmh5h75riblytm

The diversity bonus in pooling local knowledge about complex problems

Payam Aminpour, Steven A. Gray, Alison Singer, Steven B. Scyphers, Antonie J. Jetter, Rebecca Jordan, Robert Murphy, Jonathan H. Grabowski
2021 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  
As such, understanding complex, intertwined environmental and social issues may benefit from the integration of diverse types of local expertise.  ...  We then used our data to run Monte Carlo experiments wherein the distributions of stakeholder-driven cognitive maps were randomly reproduced and virtual groups were generated.  ...  We thank all the fishers, managers, and the fisheries scientific experts who participated in our study; the Marine Science Center at Northeastern University; and many other colleagues for assistance and  ... 
doi:10.1073/pnas.2016887118 pmid:33495329 fatcat:zuyau4gakbfibfxv66dg2lp7qi
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