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A Platform for Commonsense Knowledge Acquisition Using Crowdsourcing

Rodosthenous Christos T.; Michael Loizos

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  "description": "<p>In this article, we present our work on developing and using a crowdsourcing platform for acquiring commonsense knowledge aiming to create machines that are able to understand stories. More specifically, we present a platform that has been used in the development of a crowdsourcing application and two Games With A Purpose. The platform&rsquo;s specifications and features are presented along with examples of applying them in developing the aforementioned applications. The article concludes with pointers on how the crowdsourcing platform can be utilized for language learning, referencing relevant work on developing a prototype application for a<br>\nvocabulary trainer.</p>", 
  "license": "", 
  "creator": [
      "affiliation": "Open University of Cyprus", 
      "@id": "", 
      "@type": "Person", 
      "name": "Rodosthenous Christos T."
      "affiliation": "Open University of Cyprus and Research Center on Interactive Media, Smart Systems, and Emerging Technologies", 
      "@type": "Person", 
      "name": "Michael Loizos"
  "headline": "A Platform for Commonsense Knowledge Acquisition Using Crowdsourcing", 
  "image": "", 
  "datePublished": "2019-10-30", 
  "url": "", 
  "version": "Accepted pre-print", 
  "keywords": [
    "Games With A Purpose", 
    "cloze tests", 
    "commonsense knowledge"
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  "@type": "ScholarlyArticle", 
  "name": "A Platform for Commonsense Knowledge Acquisition Using Crowdsourcing"
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