Université de Fribourg

How do crowdworker communities and microtask markets influenceeach other? a data-driven study on amazon mechanical turk

Yang, Jie ; van der Valk, Carlo ; Hossfeld, Tobias ; Redi, Judith ; Bozzon, Alessandro

In: AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing (HCOMP), 2018

Crowdworker online communities -- operating in fora like mTurkForum and TurkerNation -- are an important actor in microwork markets. Albeit central to market dynamics, how the behavior of crowdworker communities and the dynamics of online marketplaces influence each other is yet to be understood. To provide quantitative evidence of such influence, we performed an analysis on 6-years worth of...

Université de Fribourg

Social gamification in enterprise crowdsourcing

Afentoulidis, Gregory ; Szlávik, Zoltán ; Yang, Jie ; Bozzon, Alessandro

In: Proceedings of 10th ACM Conference on Web Science (WebSci’18) Amsterdam, 27-30 May 2018

Enterprise crowdsourcing capitalises on the availability of employ-ees for in-house data processing. Gamification techniques can help aligning employees’ motivation to the crowdsourcing endeavour. Although hitherto, research efforts were able to unravel the wide arsenal of gamification techniques to construct engagement loops, little research has shed light into the social game dynamics...