Crowdsourcing on public displays

At Ubicomp 2013 we presented one of the first papers to use public displays as a crowdsourcing platform. The paper was featured in New Scientist. This study was the first attempt to investigate altruistic use of interactive public displays in natural usage settings as a crowdsourcing mechanism. We tested a non-paid crowdsourcing service on public displays with eight different motivation settings…

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Roundup from Ubicomp 2013

This year we presented two full papers at Ubicomp 2013. The two papers are available in our publications.  Crowdsourcing on the Spot: Altruistic Use of Public Displays, Feasibility, Performance, and Behaviours. This work was mentioned in New Scientist and looks at using public displays as a crowdsourcing platform. Revisiting Human-Battery Interaction with an Interactive Battery Interface. This paper presents an application that helps to dramatically…

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Attending the Dagstuhl seminar on Crowdsourcing

Vassilis Kostakos participated in the Dagstuhl seminar on Crowdsourcing. The seminar  lasted 3 days and was attended by more than 20 scientists internationally.  It was entitled Crowdsourcing: From Theory to Practice and Long-Term Perspectives, and was organised by Claudio Bartolini (HP Labs – Palo Alto, US) Tobias Hoßfeld (Universität Würzburg, DE) Phuoc Tran-Gia (Universität Würzburg, DE) Maja Vukovic (IBM TJ Watson Research Center – Yorktown Heights, US)…

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SW Testing Tool Survey on Robot Framework

The survey will take about a few minutes for each tool you prefer to evaluate. We appreciate your time. The survey consists of: 9 short questions about background information 15 criteria for evaluating Robot Framework. You may also evaluate other tools, if you wish to do so. After submitting your response you will receive feedback how the tool(s) have been evaluated by…

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