Exploiting Twitter as a Social Channel for Human Computation

Ernesto Diaz-Aviles, Ricardo Kawase
2012 The Web Conference  
To fully leverage the innate problem solving capabilities of humans necessitates paradigm shifts towards decentralization of human computation systems, making the existence of central authorities superfluous and even impossible. In this position paper, we propose a novel decentralized architecture that exploits the Twitter social network as a communication channel for harnessing human computation. Our framework provides individuals and organizations the necessary infrastructure for human
more » ... tion, facilitating human task submission, assignment and aggregation. We presented a proof of concept and explore the feasibility of our approach in the light of several use cases.
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