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Aggregating user input in ecology citizen science projects

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Camera traps (remote, automatic cameras) are revolutionizing large-scale studies in ecology. The Serengeti Lion Project has used camera traps to produce over 1.5 million pictures of animals in the Serengeti. To analyze these pictures, the Project created Snapshot Serengeti, a citizen science website where volunteers can help classify animals. To increase accuracy, each photo is shown to multiple users and a critical step is aggregating individual classifications. In this paper, we present a n...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Physics
Sub department:
Astrophysics
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University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Physics
Sub department:
Astrophysics
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Physics
Sub department:
Astrophysics
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Association for Computing Machinery Publisher's website
Journal:
Proceedings of the Twenty-Ninth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence Journal website
Volume:
5
Pages:
3975-3980
Host title:
Twenty-Seventh Conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence
Publication date:
2015-01-01
Source identifiers:
612642
ISBN:
9781577357032
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pubs:612642
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uuid:b7b47497-aabe-44d6-8006-2779c2da3f1f
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2016-04-01

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