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Choosing the right crowd: an iterative process for crowd specification in crowdsourcing initiatives

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dc.contributor.author Cullina, Eoin
dc.contributor.author Conboy, Kieran
dc.contributor.author Morgan, Lorraine
dc.date.accessioned 2017-02-08T09:30:24Z
dc.date.available 2017-02-08T09:30:24Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/5508
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Crowdsourcing enables organizations to obtain dynamic solutions from large and diverse crowds of individuals. With the advent of IT-mediated ecosystems crowdsourcing initiatives readily possess a means to mediate, regulate and refine crowdsourcing sub processes including the process of vetting and selecting crowd membership (crowd specification sub process). Despite this fact there is ambiguity in current research as to what constitutes a crowd. Furthermore, traditional crowd selection processes show signs of limited application and are often conducted (i) once, at a fixed stage in the process and (ii) by the process initiators. This research-in-progress paper seeks to address constraints caused by the limited application of these processes. Firstly, a definition of the crowd is formulated from concepts identified in literature. Secondly, an iterative conceptual model is advanced from theory that facilitates the creation of a crowd tailored for tasks of varying size and complexity. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher IEEE Computer Society en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Science;pp. 4355-4364
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/HICSS.2016.541
dc.rights © 2016 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works. en_US
dc.subject crowdsourcing en_US
dc.subject bibliographies en_US
dc.subject technological innovation en_US
dc.subject organizations en_US
dc.subject portals en_US
dc.subject collaboration en_US
dc.subject complexity theory en_US
dc.title Choosing the right crowd: an iterative process for crowd specification in crowdsourcing initiatives en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.1109/HICSS.2016.541
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor IRC en_US
dc.relation.projectid 10/CE/I1855 en_US
dc.relation.projectid RPG2013-6 (SFI/HEA) en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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