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Zooniverse: Web-Scale Citizen Science

by Arfon Smith

Published October 4, 2012 in Science

Web-scale citizen science such as Zooniverse (www.zooniverse.org) has provided a temporary solution to the flood of data that confronts researchers of 21st century, however the solution is a short-term one. In this presentation I will outline a potential strategy for combining a large web community and significant compute resources to create a scalable, intelligent classification engine.