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AAM Minneapolis 2012

AAM Minneapolis 2012

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Arfon Smith

May 22, 2012
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  1. Zooniverse Citizen Science Dr Arfon Smith

  2. Citizen science Volunteer Computing Crowdsourcing

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  4. Longo (astro-ph/0707.3793) finds an excess of anticlockwise spirals

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  7. http://www.novacelestia.com

  8. 0 20 40 60 80 100 Professor

  9. 0 2,500 5,000 7,500 10,000 Professor Paper

  10. 0 12,500 25,000 37,500 50,000 Professor Paper PhD

  11. 0 250,000 500,000 750,000 1,000,000 Professor Paper PhD SDSS

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  15. 0 10,000 20,000 30,000 40,000 50,000 60,000 70,000 0 6

    12 18 24 30 36 42 48 Classifications per hour Hours 1 Kevin months Fukugita et al. 2007
  16. 175,000 Volunteers

  17. 50,000,000 Classifications

  18. Crowdsourced Science?

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  23. (it works)

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  27. Ethics of crowdsourcing

  28. Social contract

  29. 1. Collaborators not users 2. Contribute to real research 3.

    Don’t waste people’s time
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  31. arfon@zooniverse.org Twitter: @arfon