2012 ACM Geocrowd

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2012 ACM Geocrowd

  1. 1. & Academia Sinica Using Social Media for Collaborative Species Identification and Occurrence: Issues, Methods, and Tools Dongpo Deng, G.-S. Mai, C.-H. Hsu, T.-R. Chuang, T.-E. Lin, H.-H. Lin, K.-T. Shao, R. Lemmens, M.-J. Kraak ! Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), University of Twente, the Netherlands & Institute of Information Science, and Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan & Endemic Species Research Institute, Council of Agriculture, Taiwan ACM SIGSpatial GeoCrowd, 5 Nov. 2012
  2. 2. Background ! A large number of social media users as human senors actively report what are happening in their surroundings. ! Voluntary participation has become an important part of citizen science. The emergence of social media offers new opportunities to recruit more participants to citizen science projects. ! Utilizing social media to engage with a large number of people can be a way to improve data collection over a large geographic region and a long time span. Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica ACM SIGSpatial GeoCrowd 2012/11/6

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