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Table of Contents

    1. Motivation
    2. Overview

BluePrint for Human Intelligence Task processing (a.k.a. "Job Jar")

Caution to GSoC students considering this project
This is a difficult project, involving statistics, human performance evaluation, and coming up with a way to allow an administrator to define an arbitrary task. Recommended for advanced students with a background in HCI and data mining / machine learning.


See also: (only s/Ushahidi/Sahana Eden/ ;-) And in June, see article on Playsourcing in:


Manage tasks performed on the site, e.g. data entry, cleaning crowdsourced data.

  • Assign tasks to users or let users select tasks.
  • Track who does what, mark completed.
  • Provide administrator UI for defining tasks.
  • Cross-check / verify task, or compare result of multiple users on same task.
  • Administer tests and training for new workers.


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