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Selection: with tag crowd-sourcing [12 articles] 

 

Slavery from Space: demonstrating the role for satellite remote sensing to inform evidence-based action related to UN SDG number 8

  
ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (March 2018), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2018.02.012

Abstract

The most recent Global Slavery Index estimates that there are 40.3 million people enslaved globally. The UN’s Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development Goal number 8, section 8.7 specifically refers to the issue of forced labour: ending modern slavery and human trafficking, including child labour, in all forms by 2025. Although there is a global political commitment to ending slavery, one of the biggest barriers to doing so is having reliable and timely, spatially explicit and scalable data on slavery activity. The ...

 

Wikipedians reach out to academics

  

Abstract

London conference discusses efforts by the online encyclopaedia to enlist the help of scientists. [Excerpt] Wikipedia is among the most frequently visited websites in the world, and one of the most popular places to tap into the world’s scientific and medical information. But scientists themselves are generally wary of it, because it can be edited by anyone, regardless of their level of expertise. At a meeting in London last week, the non-profit website’s volunteer editors reached out to scientists to enlist their help ...

 

Prodromo della vegetazione italiana

  
(2015)

Abstract

[Excerpt] In attuazione della Strategia Nazionale per la Biodiversità 2011-2020, il Ministero dell’Ambiente e della Tutela del Territorio e del Mare intende divulgare e rendere fruibile il “Prodromo della vegetazione italiana” coniugando, in tal modo, le conoscenze della ricerca scientifica con le esigenze applicative della conservazione, gestione e uso sostenibile della biodiversità. Il Prodromo della Vegetazione d’Italia è uno strumento di lavoro per ricercatori, professionisti, pubblici amministratori e, nello stesso tempo, rappresenta una opportunità di conoscenza per appassionati della natura e ...

 

Monumental trees

  
(2015)
edited by Tim Bekaert

Abstract

[Excerpt] This site started on a summer's eve in 2003 as a Belgian site about giant sequoia trees in Belgium and The Netherlands. Soon location details were provided by many people from these countries. In 2005 the site was restyled and was also partly available in French and English, but still manually edited by the webmaster. However, in 2010 this became unfeasible for him and the site became MonumentalTrees.com, an interactive community site where users could now add trees/measurements/photos themselves, without a single webmaster ...

 

Good enough? Nichesourcing in data quality assessment

  
IEEE Earthzine, Vol. 7, No. 4. (2014), 910203

Abstract

It is tempting to integrate crowdsourced data into our databases for identifying a data quality issue (e.g., “is my Earth observation data still valid?”). Here we present a use case developed during the Linked Map project (part of the EU FP7 project PlanetData) named “nichesourcing of data quality assessment.” In this use case, a small group of expert volunteers assessed if the quality of a conflation of data sourced from an official national map (the BTN25, a National Map database of ...

References

  1. V. de Boer et al., “Nichesourcing: Harnessing the Power of Crowds of Experts,” Journal on Data Semantics III, vol. 7603, no. 3, S. Spaccapietra and E. Zimányi, Eds. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2012, pp. 16–20.
  2. B. M. Tesfa, “Nichesourcing: a case study for pluvial data digitalization for the Sahel,” VU University, Amsterdam, NL, 2012.
  3. E. Wenger et al., Cultivating Communities of Practice. Harvard Business Press, 2002.
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MediaWiki

  
(2009)

Abstract

Though it appears simple to use at first glance, MediaWiki has extraordinarily powerful and deep capabilities for managing and organizing knowledge. In corporate environments, MediaWiki can transform the way teams write and collaborate. This comprehensive book covers MediaWiki's rich (and sometimes subtle) features, helping you become a wiki expert in no time. You'll learn how to: Find your way around by effective searching and browsing; Create and edit articles, categories, and user preferences; Use advanced features for authors, such as templates, ...

 

Crowdsourcing geographic information for disaster response: a research frontier

  
International Journal of Digital Earth, Vol. 3, No. 3. (15 April 2010), pp. 231-241, https://doi.org/10.1080/17538941003759255

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Geographic data and tools are essential in all aspects of emergency management: preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation. Geographic information created by amateur citizens, often known as volunteered geographic information, has recently provided an interesting alternative to traditional authoritative information from mapping agencies and corporations, and several recent papers have provided the beginnings of a literature on the more fundamental issues raised by this new source. Data quality is a major concern, since volunteered information is asserted and carries none of the ...

 

The Emergence of Social and Community Intelligence

  
Computer, Vol. 44, No. 7. (July 2011), pp. 21-28, https://doi.org/10.1109/mc.2011.65

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Social and community intelligence research aims to reveal individual and group behaviors, social interactions, and community dynamics by mining the digital traces that people leave while interacting with Web applications, static infrastructure, and mobile and wearable devices. ...

 

Citizen Sensing, Social Signals, and Enriching Human Experience

  
Internet Computing, IEEE, Vol. 13, No. 4. (July 2009), pp. 87-92, https://doi.org/10.1109/mic.2009.77

Abstract

In this article, I introduce the exciting paradigm of citizen sensing enabled by mobile sensors and human computing - that is, humans as citizens on the ubiquitous Web, acting as sensors and sharing their observations and views using mobile devices and Web 2.0 services. ...

 

(INRMM-MiD internal record) List of keywords of the INRMM meta-information database - part 10

  
(February 2014)
Keywords: cossus-cossus   cost-benefit-analysis   costal-dunes   costs   cotinus-coggygria   cotoneaster-integerrimus   cotoneaster-nebrodensis   cotoneaster-spp   cotton   couroupita-guianensis   cowania-mexicana   crataegus-azarolus   crataegus-laevigata   crataegus-monogyna   crataegus-nigra   crataegus-spp   creative-commons   crescentia-cujete   crimean-mountains   crisis   croatia   crocidura-suaveolens   cronartium-ribicola   crop-production   crop-yield   crops   cross-disciplinary-perspective   cross-validation   crowd-sourcing   crowdfunding   crowdsourcing   crown-copyright   crown-diameter   crustaceans   cryphalus-piceae   cryphonectria-parasitica   crypmmeria-japonica   cryptomeria-fortunei   cryptomeria-japonica   cryptomeria-spp   cryptorhynchus-lapathi   csmfa   cultivars   cultivated   cultivated-plants   cultural-services   cunninghamia-lanceolata   cupressaceae   cupressus-abramsiana   cupressus-arizonica   cupressus-atlantica   cupressus-bakeri   cupressus-cashmeriana   cupressus-dupreziana   cupressus-funebris   cupressus-goveniana   cupressus-guadalupensis   cupressus-lusitanica   cupressus-macnabiana   cupressus-macrocarpa   cupressus-pygmaea   cupressus-sargentii   cupressus-sempervirens   cupressus-torulosa   curculio-elephas   curculionidae   curiosity   curse-of-dimensionality   curtobacterium-flaccumfaciens   cut-timber   cyanobacteria   cyathea-arborea   cyber-security   cybernetics   cyc   cycadopsida   cyclocarya-paliurus   cyclomatic-complexity   cyclone   cyclostationarity   cydonia-oblonga   cylindrocladium-quinqueseptatum   cyprus   cystopteris-spp   cytisus-scoparius   cytisus-spp   czech-republic   daboecia-cantabrica   dacryodes-excelsa   daktulosphaira-vitifoliae   danae-racemosa   danube-basin   daphne-alboviana   daphne-blagayana   daphne-cneorum   daphne-laureola   daphne-mezereum   daphne-pontica   daphniphyllum-oldhamii   inrmm-list-of-tags  

Abstract

List of indexed keywords within the transdisciplinary set of domains which relate to the Integrated Natural Resources Modelling and Management (INRMM). In particular, the list of keywords maps the semantic tags in the INRMM Meta-information Database (INRMM-MiD). [\n] The INRMM-MiD records providing this list are accessible by the special tag: inrmm-list-of-tags ( http://mfkp.org/INRMM/tag/inrmm-list-of-tags ). ...

 

Crowd-sourcing: strength in numbers

  
Nature, Vol. 506, No. 7489. (26 February 2014), pp. 422-423, https://doi.org/10.1038/506422a

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Researchers are finding that online, crowd-sourced collaboration can speed up their work if they choose the right problem. [Excerpt] [...] Yet this open approach has taken root as an ongoing crowd-sourcing project called Polymath. [...] Polymath 8 was a triumph for the collaborative approach, says Tao. If mathematicians had been attacking the problem in the standard way, with what he describes as “a flood of mini-papers”, it might have taken years to get the bound down that far. Polymath has not always ...

 

Parallel lines

  
Nature, Vol. 506, No. 7489. (26 February 2014), pp. 407-408, https://doi.org/10.1038/506407b

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A collaborative online mathematics project holds lessons for other disciplines. [Excerpt] Crowd-sourcing has reached mathematics, and at first glance it might seem as if this stereotypically solitary discipline is finally catching up with what other sciences have been doing for years. But, as we explore on page 422, the maths project Polymath, which invites participants to pitch in with ideas and results that might help to solve whatever problem the coordinator has set, is in some ways ahead of the curve. Not ...

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Meta-information Database (INRMM-MiD).
This database integrates a dedicated meta-information database in CiteULike (the CiteULike INRMM Group) with the meta-information available in Google Scholar, CrossRef and DataCite. The Altmetric database with Article-Level Metrics is also harvested. Part of the provided semantic content (machine-readable) is made even human-readable thanks to the DCMI Dublin Core viewer. Digital preservation of the meta-information indexed within the INRMM-MiD publication records is implemented thanks to the Internet Archive.
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Full-text and abstracts of the publications indexed by the INRMM meta-information database are copyrighted by the respective publishers/authors. They are subject to all applicable copyright protection. The conditions of use of each indexed publication is defined by its copyright owner. Please, be aware that the indexed meta-information entirely relies on voluntary work and constitutes a quite incomplete and not homogeneous work-in-progress.
INRMM-MiD was experimentally established by the Maieutike Research Initiative in 2008 and then improved with the help of several volunteers (with a major technical upgrade in 2011). This new integrated interface is operational since 2014.