The San Francisco Data Mining Meetup Group is hosting a crowdsourcing-themed event Thursday, June 6th at Trulia’s Headquarters in downtown San Francisco. The event will feature Edwin Chen, an engineer at Google, discussing:
- Use cases including measuring the relevance of personalized search, gathering training data for machine learning classifiers and designing a system that incorporates crowdsourcing in real-time, high-quality research.
- Methods for quality control including algorithmic techniques, gold standards and the advantages, disadvantages and challenges related to building a trusted workforce.
- Getting Started with Mechanical Turk, including the Mechanical Turk Developer API, as well as the opensource tool, Clockwork Raven.
See you there!
SF Data Mining is a bay area Meetup group that focuses on facilitating discussion related to all aspects of the data pipeline--from data acquisition and big data storage to machine learning and data visualization. To learn more about future events, check them out on Meetup.com.