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Introduction to the special section on internet-scale human problem solving
Fausto Giunchiglia, David Robertson
Article No.: 1
This editorial introduction first outlines some of the research challenges raised by the emerging forms of internet-scale human problem solving. It then explains how the two articles in this special section can serve as illuminating complementary...
A method of organizing the crowd to generate ideas is described. It integrates crowds using evolutionary algorithms. The method increases the creativity of ideas across generations, and it works better than greenfield idea generation....
Phrase detectives: Utilizing collective intelligence for internet-scale language resource creation
Massimo Poesio, Jon Chamberlain, Udo Kruschwitz, Livio Robaldo, Luca Ducceschi
Article No.: 3
We are witnessing a paradigm shift in Human Language Technology (HLT) that may well have an impact on the field comparable to the statistical revolution: acquiring large-scale resources by exploiting collective intelligence. An illustration of...
Interacting with social networks of intelligent things and people in the world of gastronomy
Luca Console, Fabrizio Antonelli, Giulia Biamino, Francesca Carmagnola, Federica Cena, Elisa Chiabrando, Vincenzo Cuciti, Matteo Demichelis, Franco Fassio, Fabrizio Franceschi, Roberto Furnari, Cristina Gena, Marina Geymonat, Piercarlo Grimaldi, Pierluige Grillo, Silvia Likavec, Ilaria Lombardi, Dario Mana, Alessandro Marcengo, Michele Mioli, Mario Mirabelli, Monica Perrero, Claudia Picardi, Federica Protti, Amon Rapp, Rossana Simeoni, Daniele Theseider Dupré, Ilaria Torre, Andrea Toso, Fabio Torta, Fabiana Vernero
Article No.: 4
This article introduces a framework for creating rich augmented environments based on a social web of intelligent things and people. We target outdoor environments, aiming to transform a region into a smart environment that can share its cultural...
picoTrans is a prototype system that introduces a novel icon-based paradigm for cross-lingual communication on mobile devices. Our approach marries a machine translation system with the popular picture book. Users interact with picoTrans by...