A Microtask Drawing Generation System that Links with a Commercial Crowdsourcing Site

Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 647)

Abstract

Crowdsourcing has been gaining attention. Microtasking is a specially featured way of distributing work among crowd workers. With the combination of a number of microtasks which is simple and need short period of time, goal objective is achieved. Because it typically shows advantages in time and money costs, methods to achieve variety of goals by the combination of microtasks have been studied. At present, some Web sites provide microtask-type crowdsourcing. However the kind of work that can be placed is very limited. Thus we propose a novel crowdsourcing platform in this paper. By using an existing microtask crowdsourcing service as literally a source of crowd workers, various work can be placed in the proposed system and can be achieved. We show application of the system to the microtask drawing generation method, which cannot be placed in the existing services.

Keywords

Crowdsourcing Microtask Drawing generation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Akira Hirata
    • 1
  • Kousuke Sasaki
    • 1
  • He Ban
    • 1
  • Tomoo Inoue
    • 2
  1. 1.Graduate School of Library, Information and Media StudiesUniversity of TsukubaTsukubaJapan
  2. 2.Faculty of Library, Information and Media ScienceUniversity of TsukubaTsukubaJapan

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