Source Origin: University of Wurzburg Institute of Computer Science by Matthias Hirth, Tobias Hoßfeld, PhuocTran-Gia
“Since Jeﬀ Howe introduced the term ”crowdsourcing” in 2006 for the ﬁrst time,crowdsourcing has be come a growing market in the current Internet. Thousands of workers categorize images, write articles or perform other small tasks on platformslike Amazon Mechanical Turk (MTurk), Microworkers or ShortTask. In this paper,we want to give an inside view of Microworkers and show that there are signiﬁcantdiﬀerences to the well studied MTurk. Further, we have a look at Microworkersfrom the perspective for a worker, an employer and the platform operator, in orderto answer their most important questions: What jobs are most paid? How do Iget my work done most quickly? When are the users of my platform active?..”
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