Squaring and Scripting the ESP Game: Trimming a GWAP to Deep Semantics

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7528)


The ESP Game, like other Games With A Purpose (GWAP), tends to generate “surface semantics” tags. This article first discusses why this is the case, then proposes two approaches called “squaring” and “scripting” to collecting “deep semantics” tags that both consist in deploying the ESP Game in unconventional manners. It also reports on a very positive first experimental evaluation of the two approaches. It finally briefly discusses the relevance of squaring and scripting for other GWAPs than the ESP Game.


Beta Version Surface Semantic Gaming Platform Semantic Search Engine Argumentative Knowledge Construction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ludwig-Maximilian University of MunichGermany

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