Advancing Crowdsourced Wisdom: Rethinking What Information Is Gathered and How It Is Aggregated
In recent years, crowdsourcing has grown in prevalence and importance, evolving from a recreational activity into an invaluable societal resource. As a prominent example, this distributed form of work has amplified the usage of human abilities towards tasks that remain challenging for machine-only approaches. Yet its benefits remain largely untapped as the vast majority of crowdsourcing implementations elicit single numerical or binary responses, which are then aggregated via techniques that can be overly influenced by inadequacies inherent in these inputs. In this talk, Dr.