2013-04-08

New Draft: Information and (Human) Computation

In this chapter, concepts related to information and computation are reviewed in the context of human computation. A brief introduction to information theory and different types of computation is given. Two examples of human computation systems, online social networks and Wikipedia, are used to illustrate how these can be described and compared in terms of information and computation.

Full text at http://arxiv.org/abs/1304.1428

Draft of a chapter to be published in Michelucci, P. (Ed.) Handbook of Human Computation, Springer.

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