Crowdsourced Transcription
an overview of the landscape
Turning hand-written documents
into machine-readable text
similarities and contrast
Purpose
Prose Transcription
Digital Record Creation
Data Identification, “Indexing”
members of the
public to learn &
contribute
researchers to
study and
discover
curators to
organize and
document
different ...
volunteer experience
volunteer experience
Prose Transcription
Improve Discoverability
Publication of authoritative transcriptions
Audience Engagement
Using wiki-like markup for subjects, we can see that the activity of
stripping tabacco was more common on cloudy days...
Digital Record Creation
Natural History Specimens
Indexing
Geneology
Climate Change
Restaurant Food and Prices
Mammal Identification
And much more to learn...
from OCR proof-reading
other crowdsourcing efforts
Fun and Games
Crowdsourced Transcription Landscape
Crowdsourced Transcription Landscape
Crowdsourced Transcription Landscape
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Crowdsourced Transcription Landscape
Crowdsourced Transcription Landscape
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Crowdsourced Transcription Landscape
Crowdsourced Transcription Landscape
Crowdsourced Transcription Landscape
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Crowdsourced Transcription Landscape
Crowdsourced Transcription Landscape
Crowdsourced Transcription Landscape
Crowdsourced Transcription Landscape
Crowdsourced Transcription Landscape
Crowdsourced Transcription Landscape
Crowdsourced Transcription Landscape
Crowdsourced Transcription Landscape
Crowdsourced Transcription Landscape
Crowdsourced Transcription Landscape
Crowdsourced Transcription Landscape
Crowdsourced Transcription Landscape
Crowdsourced Transcription Landscape
Crowdsourced Transcription Landscape
Crowdsourced Transcription Landscape
Crowdsourced Transcription Landscape
Crowdsourced Transcription Landscape
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Crowdsourced Transcription Landscape

  1. 1. Crowdsourced Transcription an overview of the landscape
  2. 2. Turning hand-written documents into machine-readable text
  3. 3. similarities and contrast
  4. 4. Purpose Prose Transcription Digital Record Creation Data Identification, “Indexing”
  5. 5. members of the public to learn & contribute researchers to study and discover curators to organize and document different audiences, different motivations
  6. 6. volunteer experience
  7. 7. volunteer experience
  8. 8. Prose Transcription Improve Discoverability Publication of authoritative transcriptions Audience Engagement
  9. 9. Using wiki-like markup for subjects, we can see that the activity of stripping tabacco was more common on cloudy days...
  10. 10. Digital Record Creation Natural History Specimens
  11. 11. Indexing Geneology Climate Change Restaurant Food and Prices Mammal Identification
  12. 12. And much more to learn... from OCR proof-reading other crowdsourcing efforts
  13. 13. Fun and Games
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