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Priming for Better Performance in Microtask Crowdsourcing Environments
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Robert R. Morris,Mira Dontcheva,Elizabeth M. Gerber
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 13-19
Although microtask platforms are desirable for their speed, scalability, and low cost, task performance varies greatly. Many researchers have focused on improving the quality of the work performed on such platforms. Priming uses implicit mechanisms to indu...
Affect and Creative Performance on Crowdsourcing Platforms
Found in: 2013 Humaine Association Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII)
By Robert R. Morris,Mira Dontcheva,Adam Finkelstein,Elizabeth Gerber
Issue Date:September 2013
pp. 67-72
Performance on crowd sourcing platforms varies greatly, especially for tasks requiring significant cognitive effort or creative insight. Researchers have proposed several techniques to address these problems, yet few have considered the role of affect, des...
Broadening accessibility through special interests: a new approach for software customization
Found in: Proceedings of the 12th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers and accessibility (ASSETS '10)
By Connor R. Kirschbaum, Robert R. Morris, Rosalind W. Picard
Issue Date:October 2010
pp. 171-178
Individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often fixate on narrow, restricted interests. These interests can be highly motivating, but they can also create attentional myopia, preventing individuals from pursuing a broad range of activities....