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Drawing on mobile crowds via social media. Case UbiAsk: image based mobile social search across languages

Abstract:

Recent years have witnessed the impact of crowdsourcing model, social media, and pervasive computing. We believe that the more significant impact is latent in the convergence of these ideas on the mobile platform. In this paper, we introduce a mobile crowdsourcing platform that is built on top of social media. A mobile crowdsourcing application called UbiAsk is presented as one study case. UbiAsk is designed for assisting foreign visitors by involving the local crowd to answer their image-bas...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s00530-011-0242-0

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Oxford Internet Institute
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag Publisher's website
Journal:
Multimedia Systems Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
1
Pages:
53–67
Publication date:
2012-02-05
Acceptance date:
2011-11-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1432-1882
ISSN:
0942-4962
URN:
uuid:fa67effb-9087-4e2f-8098-a580c04438fd
Source identifiers:
631622
Local pid:
pubs:631622
Paper number:
1
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