[Corpora-List] large crowdsourcing projects

Elliott, Desmond D.Elliott at uva.nl
Wed Jul 13 10:37:11 CEST 2016


Eneko,

Could you say more about what was not satisfactory about Crowdflower?

We recently used Crowdflower to collect 150,000 descriptions of images from German-language speakers without many problems.

- Desmond


> On 12 Jul 2016, at 12:56, eneko <e.agirre at ehu.eus> wrote:
>
>
> Hi,
>
> I am planning a Europe-based large annotation project using crowdsourcing.
>
> My experience with Crowdflower was not satisfactory, so I was planning to use Amazon Mechanical Turk. Being based in Europe, I cannot be a requester, so I was planning to use an intermediary (e.g. http://www.mturkcrowd.com/threads/middlemen-intermediary-requesters-list.99/)
>
> Does anyone have direct experience with such a company? I would be very grateful for any recommendation or suggestion. I would also welcome alternative suggestions for large-scale crowdsourcing in Europe.
>
> best
>
> eneko
>
>
> --
>
> Eneko Agirre
> Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea
> University of the Basque Country
> http://ixa2.si.ehu.eus/eneko
>
>
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