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Issue No.05 - Sept.-Oct. (2012 vol.16)
pp: 36-44
Georgios Chatzimilioudis , University of Cyprus
Andreas Konstantinidis , University of Cyprus
Christos Laoudias , University of Cyprus
Demetrios Zeinalipour-Yazti , University of Cyprus
ABSTRACT
Smartphones can reveal crowdsourcing's full potential and let users transparently contribute to complex and novel problem solving. This emerging area is illustrated through a taxonomy that classifies the mobile crowdsourcing field and through three new applications that optimize location-based search and similarity services based on crowd-generated data. Such applications can be deployed on SmartLab, a cloud of more than 40 Android devices deployed at the University of Cyprus that provides an open testbed to facilitate research and development of smartphone applications on a massive scale.
INDEX TERMS
Smart phones, Mobile communication, IEEE 802.11 Standards, Servers, Internet, Sensors, Search problems, mobile networks, smartphones, crowdsourcing
CITATION
Georgios Chatzimilioudis, Andreas Konstantinidis, Christos Laoudias, Demetrios Zeinalipour-Yazti, "Crowdsourcing with Smartphones", IEEE Internet Computing, vol.16, no. 5, pp. 36-44, Sept.-Oct. 2012, doi:10.1109/MIC.2012.70
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