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Citizen CyberScience – New Directions and Opportunities for Human Computation

The concept of citizen cyberscience has been described as “…a grass-roots movement which challenges the assumption that only professional [scientists] can do science. Given the right tools and incentives, and some online training, millions of enthusiastic volunteers can make a … Continue reading

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Participatory Science

In order to be classified as a participatory science project, the project would have to have the following characteristics: It must involve both scientists and non-scientists working together, preferably in real time or near real time. Non-scientists must not be … Continue reading

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