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Global Manhunt Pushes the Limits of Social Mobilization
April 2013 (vol. 46 no. 4)
pp. 68-75
Iyad Rahwan, Masdar Institute of Science & Technology, UAE
Sohan Dsouza, Masdar Institute of Science & Technology, UAE
Alex Rutherford, Masdar Institute of Science & Technology, UAE
Victor Naroditskiy, University of Southampton, UK
James McInerney, University of Southampton, UK
Matteo Venanzi, University of Southampton, UK
Nicholas R. Jennings, University of Southampton, UK
Manuel Cebrian, National ICT Australia and Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Using social media and only the targets' mug shots, a team competing in the US State Department-sponsored Tag Challenge located three of five targeted people in five cities in the US and Europe in less than 12 hours.
Index Terms:
Cities and towns,Media,Computers,Incentive schemes,Atmospheric measurements,Volume measurement,Particle measurements,crowdsourcing,social media,Tag Challenge
Citation:
Iyad Rahwan, Sohan Dsouza, Alex Rutherford, Victor Naroditskiy, James McInerney, Matteo Venanzi, Nicholas R. Jennings, Manuel Cebrian, "Global Manhunt Pushes the Limits of Social Mobilization," Computer, vol. 46, no. 4, pp. 68-75, April 2013, doi:10.1109/MC.2012.295
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