Games with a Purpose (GWAPS)

Product Number: EB00614762
Released: Jul 21, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781119136316
Publisher: Wiley-ISTE
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Description

Human brains can be seen as knowledge processors in a distributed system. Each of them can achieve, conscious or not, a small part of a treatment too important to be done by one. These are also "hunter / gatherers" of knowledge. Provided that the number of contributors is large enough, the results are usually better quality than if they were the result of the activity of a single person, even if it is a domain expert. This type of activity is done via online games.

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Original Publish Date: Jun 29, 2015

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