Studying the emergent properties of Social Machines
In this seminar, I will discuss the unexpected uses of social machines, and how individual and collective behaviour on platforms such as Twitter, Wikipedia, and the Zooniverse contribute to their development, success, and failure. Based on these observations, we will explore how we can take advantage of the emergent features of these living labs, in order to support a number of challenges global challenges.
About the speaker
Dr. Ramine Tinati is a Senior Researcher and a New Frontiers Fellow in the Web and Internet Science group, at the University of Southampton, UK. Ramine’s research involves investigating novel methods to analyse socio-technical platforms of the Web. Ramine has previously worked on developing real-time big data stream processing and querying platforms, and now is exploring the role of crowdsourcing for complex tasks. Ramine holds a PhD and M.Sc. in Web Science and a B.Sc.(Hons) in Computer Science from the University of Southampton, UK.
|LARC is supported by the National Research Foundation, Prime Minister's Office, Singapore under its International Research Centres in Singapore Funding Initiative.|
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