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Everyone counts? Design considerations in online citizen science

Abstract:

Effective classification of large datasets is a ubiquitous challenge across multiple knowledge domains. One solution gaining in popularity is to perform distributed data analysis via online citizen science platforms, such as the Zooniverse. The resulting growth in project numbers is increasing the need to improve understanding of the volunteer experience; as the sustainability of citizen science is dependent on our ability to design for engagement and usability. Here, we examine volunteer int...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.22323/2.18010204

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Physics
Subgroup:
Astrophysics
Swanson, A More by this author
Fortson, L More by this author
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Publisher:
Sissa Medialab Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Science Communication Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
1
Pages:
Article: A04
Publication date:
2019-01-17
Acceptance date:
2018-11-20
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ISSN:
1824-2049
Pubs id:
pubs:973209
URN:
uri:839ae266-b979-4c5f-b0ea-18244acb111c
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uuid:839ae266-b979-4c5f-b0ea-18244acb111c
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pubs:973209

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