Book Chapter

Addressing Cooperation Issues in Situated Crowdsourcing

Jorge Goncalves, Simo Hosio, Niels van Berkel, Simon Klakegg, Vassilis-Javed Khan, Konstantinos Papangelis, Ioanna Lykourentzou, Panos Markopoulos

Macrotask Crowdsourcing: Engaging the Crowds to Address Complex Problems | Springer | Published : 2019


Situated crowdsourcing has been growing in popularity as an alternative way to collect complex and often creative crowd work. However, previous situated crowdsourcing deployments have not successfully leveraged cooperation possibilities with their audiences, which can improve the data quality of deployed macrotasks. In this chapter, we present three situated crowdsourcing case studies that used different situated technologies and identify the reasons behind their missteps regarding promoting cooperation between workers. Then, based on the identified issues, we propose the design of a novel situated crowdsourcing platform that aims to effectively support cooperation without alienating solo wo..

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