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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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Published
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Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Physics, Astrophysics
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MPLS, Physics, Astrophysics
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MPLS, Physics, Astrophysics
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Publisher:
Association for Computing Machinery Publisher's website
Volume:
5
Pages:
3975-3980
Publication date:
2015-01-05
URN:
uuid:b7b47497-aabe-44d6-8006-2779c2da3f1f
Source identifiers:
612642
Local pid:
pubs:612642
ISBN:
9781577357032

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