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HICSS
2012
IEEE
268views Biometrics» more  HICSS 2012»
8 years 2 months ago
Goals and Tasks: Two Typologies of Citizen Science Projects
—Citizen science is a form of research collaboration involving members of the public in scientific research projects to address real-world problems. Often organized as a virtual...
Andrea Wiggins, Kevin Crowston
CSCW
2012
ACM
8 years 2 months ago
Dynamic changes in motivation in collaborative citizen-science projects
Online citizen science projects engage volunteers in collecting, analyzing, and curating scientific data. Existing projects have demonstrated the value of using volunteers to coll...
Dana Rotman, Jenny Preece, Jen Hammock, Kezee Proc...
CHI
2011
ACM
8 years 10 months ago
Creek watch: pairing usefulness and usability for successful citizen science
Citizen science projects can collect a wealth of scientific data, but that data is only helpful if it is actually used. While previous citizen science research has mostly focused ...
Sunyoung Kim, Christine Robson, Thomas Zimmerman, ...
ICDM
2010
IEEE
213views Data Mining» more  ICDM 2010»
9 years 4 months ago
Modeling Experts and Novices in Citizen Science Data for Species Distribution Modeling
Citizen scientists, who are volunteers from the community that participate as field assistants in scientific studies [3], enable research to be performed at much larger spatial and...
Jun Yu, Weng-Keen Wong, Rebecca A. Hutchinson
DGO
2009
186views Education» more  DGO 2009»
9 years 8 months ago
Citizen noise pollution monitoring
In this paper we present a new approach to monitor noise pollution involving citizens and built upon the notions of participatory sensing and citizen science. We enable citizens t...
Nicolas Maisonneuve, Matthias Stevens, Maria E. Ni...
CHI
2009
ACM
10 years 1 months ago
Pathfinder: an online collaboration environment for citizen scientists
For over a century, citizen scientists have volunteered to collect huge quantities of data for professional scientists to analyze. We designed Pathfinder, an online environment th...
Kurt Luther, Scott Counts, Kristin B. Stecher, Aar...
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