Τη Δευτέρα 31 Μαίου, ώρα 5μμ, θα πραγματοποιηθεί προσκεκλημένη διάλεξη (στα ελληνικά) από τον διακεκριμένο ερευνητή, τ.επίκουρο καθηγητή του τμήματος Βιομηχανικής Σχεδίασης (Industrial Design) του Ολλανδικού Πανεπιστημίου Eindhoven University of Technology, dr. Vassili Javed Khan στο πλαίσιο του Μεταπτυχιακού Προγράμματος Human-Computer Interaction Πανεπιστημίου Πατρών καθώς και του Μεταπτυχιακού Προγράμματος Σπουδών Γραφικές Τεχνες Πολυμέσα του Ελληνικού Ανοικτού Πανεπιστημίου ΓΤΠ – ΕΑΠ.
ΔΕΥΤΕΡΑ 31 Μαΐου 2021, 5μμ: ΔΙΑΛΕΞΗ V. J. KΗΑΝ
Design for crowdsourcing & crowdsourcing for design | Crowdsourcing και Σχεδίαση
Design for crowdsourcing and crowdsourcing for design In recent years, crowdsourcing has exploded. Although most would be familiar with crowdfunding stories in the public media, crowdsourcing is, quietly but surely, increasingly growing. At the time of writing this, Amazon’s Mechanical Turk (AMT) has more than 300 thousand tasks (known as HITs: Human Intelligence Tasks) available to be completed by workers. Elance combined with oDesk (now known as Upwork) claim to have more than eight million workforce from more than 180 countries that have done $750 million worth of work done. The work that can be done through these platforms is diverse. Microtasks are known as tasks that can be completed in a short amount of time –usually in few minutes- for a small financial reword –usually less than €1.
Examples of such tasks include posting a comment for a YouTube video, annotating a photo with a caption or typing data that are seen on a photo –usually a receipt. AMT is probably the most well-known platform for these types of tasks. Nevertheless, microtasks is not the only type of work that is done through crowdsourcing. There are a variety of tasks ranging from translation to programming. When it comes to design related activities there are already platforms that offer this type of work with 99Designs and DesignCrowd being two well-known platforms. Yet, again design related work could vary ranging from eliciting user requirements to brainstorming to getting feedback for a design draft to getting an actual design to usability testing. It is that explosion of services that directly affects user and design researchers and challenges in many ways to redefine what is the role of a design or user researcher amidst all of the currently available services. That need to explore how researchers and designers have made use of and can make use of such services is the driving motivation of this talk.
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Dr. Vassilis Javed Khan has served as assistant professor at the Industrial Design Department at Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands.
His research interests include mobile and pervasive computing, UX of virtual environments, location-based services and crowdsourcing. He has earned his PhD in HCI at Eindhoven University of Technology, in the Netherlands and Masters in Computer Engineering at the University of Patras, in Greece. In the past he has worked as researcher at Philips and Vodafone in the Netherlands and in Greece’s Computer Technology Institute. Before joining the Industrial Design Dept. he was senior lecturer at NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands at the Academy for Digital Entertainment. He is lecturing on Crowdsourcing for design, and human-computer interaction topics. More information can be found at: khan.gr
Η διάλεξη θα πραγματοποιηθεί στα ελληνικά και θα είναι ανοικτή για τους συναδέλφους καθώς και τους μεταπτυχιακούς φοιτητές του ΠΠ καθώς και της ΣΕΤ-ΕΑΠ.