CS 5306

CS 5306

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019. Courses of Study 2019-2020 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

"Crowdsourcing" and "human computation" refer to various ways that people and computing have been brought together to achieve outcomes that were previously beyond our individual capabilities or expectations. Google's search algorithms, Wikipedia's millions of articles, Amazon's recommendations, and the success of Linux and other open source software projects are examples of ways in which technology and people together have exceeded the capabilities of people or machines in isolation. This course will survey the state of the art in this area, giving practical knowledge of the area, grounded in examples in such areas as artificial intelligence, citizen science, computational photography, e-commerce, epidemiology, finance, human perception, microlabor markets, and online gaming.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: knowledge of basic computer science principles and skills (such as  CS 1110, CS 2110, CS 3110, or equivalent).

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: INFO 5306

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 12395CS 5306  LEC 001

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