Demographics and Dynamics of Mechanical Turk WorkersModeling Consumer Footprints on Search Engines: An Interplay with Social MediaCost-Effective Quality Assurance in Crowd LabelingRidesharing and the Use of Public TransportationOn Hiring Decisions in Online Labor MarketsReputation Transferability in Online Labor MarketsBuilding a Bird Recognition App and Large Scale Dataset With Citizen Scientists: The Fine Print in Fine-Grained Dataset CollectionThe Global Opportunity in Online OutsourcingA System for Scalable and Reliable Technical-Skill Testing in Online Labor MarketsGetting More for Less: Optimized Crowdsourcing with Dynamic Tasks and GoalsThe Dynamics of Micro-Task Crowdsourcing — The Case of Amazon Mechanical TurkBeat the Machine: Challenging Humans to Find a Predictive Model’s “Unknown Unknowns”Hiring Behavior Models for Online Labor MarketsThe Utility of Skills in Online Labor MarketsSTEP: A Scalable Testing and Evaluation PlatformEfficient Filtering on Hidden Document StreamsComposing and Analyzing Crowdsourcing WorkflowsQuizz: Targeted Crowdsourcing with a Billion (Potential) UsersTrust, but Verify: Predicting Contribution Quality for Knowledge Base Construction and CurationExamining the Impact of Ranking on Consumer Behavior and Search Engine RevenueQuality-Based Pricing for Crowdsourced WorkersRepeated Labeling Using Multiple Noisy LabelersHave you Done Anything Like That? Predicting Performance Using Inter-category ReputationFacilitating Document Annotation using Content and Querying ValueBonus, Disclosure, and Choice: What Motivates the Creation of High-Quality Paid Reviews?Search Less, Find More? Examining Limited Consumer Search with Social Media and Product Search EnginesDesigning Ranking Systems for Hotels on Travel Search Engines by Mining User-Generated and Crowd-Sourced ContentAnswering General Time-Sensitive QueriesContent and Context: Identifying the Impact of Qualitative Information on Consumer ChoiceExamining the Impact of Search Engine Ranking and Personalization on Consumer Behavior: Combining Bayesian Modeling with Randomized Field ExperimentsRelevance-Based Retrieval on Hidden-Web Text Databases without Ranking SupportEstimating the Helpfulness and Economic Impact of Product Reviews: Mining Text and Reviewer CharacteristicsWhat’s the Right Price? 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Improving Data Quality and Data Mining Using Multiple, Noisy LabelersStay Elsewhere? Improving Local Search for Hotels Using Econometric Modeling and Image ClassificationAutomatic Extraction of Useful Facet Hierarchies from Text DatabasesClassification-Aware Hidden-Web Text Database SelectionDetecting Important Events Using Prediction Markets, Text Mining, and Volatility ModelingThe Impact of Information Disclosure on Stock Market Returns: The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Role of Media as an Information IntermediaryTowards a Query Optimizer for Text-Centric TasksDesigning Novel Review Ranking Systems: Predicting Usefulness and Impact of ReviewsShow me the Money! Deriving the Pricing Power of Product Features by Mining Consumer ReviewsModeling and Managing Changes in Text DatabasesOpinion Mining Using Econometrics: A Case Study on Reputation SystemsFaceted Browsing over Large Databases of Text-Annotated ObjectsDuplicate Record Detection: A SurveyAutomatic Discovery of Useful Facet TermsTo Search or to Crawl? Towards a Query Optimizer for Text-Centric TasksDesigning Ranking Systems for Consumer Reviews: The Impact of Review Subjectivity on Product Sales and Review QualityAutomatic Construction of Multifaceted Browsing InterfacesReputation Premiums in Electronic Peer-to-Peer Markets: Analyzing Textual Feedback and Network StructureModeling and Managing Content Changes in Text DatabasesWhen one Sample is not Enough: Improving Text Database Selection Using ShrinkageClassifying and Searching Hidden-Web Text DatabasesModeling Query-Based Access to Text DatabasesText Joins in an RDBMS for Web Data IntegrationText Joins for Data Cleansing and Integration in an RDBMSQProber: A System for Automatic Classification of Hidden-Web DatabasesDistributed Search over the Hidden-Web: Hierarchical Database Sampling and SelectionExtending SDARTS: Extracting Metadata from Web Databases and Interfacing with the Open Archives InitiativeQuery- vs. Crawling-Based Classification of Searchable Web DatabasesUsing q-grams in a DBMS for Approximate String ProcessingApproximate String Joins in a Database (Almost) for FreeSDLIP + STARTS = SDARTS. 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