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The role of crowdsourcing in the emerging Internet-of-Things

Tinati, Ramine, Madaan, Aastha and Hall, Wendy (2017) The role of crowdsourcing in the emerging Internet-of-Things In Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on World Wide Web Companion (WWW '17 Companion). International World Wide Web Conferences Steering Committee. 4 pp, pp. 1669-1672.

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In this position paper we wish to propose and discuss several open research questions associated with the IoT. In particular, we wish to consider how crowdsourcing can be used as a scalable, reliable, and sustainable approach to support various computationally difficult and ambiguous tasks recognised in IoT research. We illustrate our work by examining a number of use cases related to healthcare and smart cities, and finally consider the future development of the IoT ecosystem with respect to the socio-technical philosophy and implementation of the Web Observatory.

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Published date: 3 April 2017
Venue - Dates: 26th International World Wide Web Conference, Perth, Australia, 2017-04-03 - 2017-04-07
Keywords: Internet of Things, crowdsourcing, Web Observatories
Organisations: Web & Internet Science, Southampton Marine & Maritime Institute


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ORCID for Wendy Hall: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 29 Jun 2017 16:31
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 13:20

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