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Re: Can we create better links by playing games?

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2012 17:23:04 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYh+_BtcqriYcSiPa+VJNARVFjbAmL7C5m_4Do4yswVetfw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jens Lehmann <lehmann@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
Cc: semantic-web@w3.org, public-lod@w3.org
On 19 June 2012 21:04, Jens Lehmann <lehmann@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>wrote:

>
> Dear all,
>
> most of you will agree that links are an important element of the Web of
> Data. There exist a number of tools, such as LIMES [1] or SILK [2], which
> are able to create a high number of such links by using heuristics. The
> manual validation of verification of such links can be quite tedious, so we
> try to find out whether game based approaches can be used to make that task
> much more interesting. We developed the VeriLinks game prototype and ask
> for your help to judge how well the the validation works by playing the
> game and answering a few questions in a survey:
>
> Game: http://verilinks.aksw.org
> Survey: http://surveys.aksw.org/**survey/verilinks<http://surveys.aksw.org/survey/verilinks>
>
> The survey itself takes only 5 minutes to complete. In addition to having
> the chance to play a game at work ;), there are also great prizes to win.
> 10 randomly selected participants will receive Amazon vouchers:
>

You may also enjoy this 3 minute video which 'tricks' kids into learning
algebra using gamification

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=n6Np4Eb0Ff0


>
> 1st prize: 200 Euro
> 2nd prize: 100 Euro
> 3rd prize: 50 Euro
> 4th - 10th prize: 25 Euro
>
> If you want to win a prize, please participate in the survey until this
> *Friday, June 22, 23:59 CET*.
>
> Kind regards,
>
> Quan Nguyen and Jens Lehmann
> (researchers at the AKSW [3] Group, supported by LOD2 [4] and LATC [5])
>
> [1] http://limes.sf.net
> [2] http://www4.wiwiss.fu-berlin.**de/bizer/silk/<http://www4.wiwiss.fu-berlin.de/bizer/silk/>
> [3] http://aksw.org
> [4] http://lod2.eu
> [5] http://latc-project.eu
>
>
>
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