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Effort-based incentives for resource sharing in collaborative volunteer applications

Author
Vega, D.; Meseguer, R.; Freitag, F.; Ochoa, Sergio F.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
17th International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design
Date of publication
2013
Presentation's date
2013-06-27
Book of congress proceedings
Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE 17th International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design (CSCWD): June 27-29, 2013: Whistler, BC, Canada
First page
37
Last page
41
Publisher
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1109/CSCWD.2013.6580936 Open in new window
Project funding
Community Networks Testbed for the Future Internet (CONFINE)
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/20286 Open in new window
URL
http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=6580936 Open in new window
Abstract
Collaborative and volunteer applications need to implement incentive mechanisms to regulate resource sharing and encourage network nodes to contribute for reaching a certain goal. Typically, these incentive mechanisms assign resources to network node requests, based on the total amount of resources contributed by the requesting participant. This approach assumes that participants contributing more should also get back more resources from the collaborative environment. This assumption turns the s...
Citation
Vega, D. [et al.]. Effort-based incentives for resource sharing in collaborative volunteer applications. A: International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design. "Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE 17th International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design (CSCWD): June 27-29, 2013: Whistler, BC, Canada". Whistler, BC: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013, p. 37-41.
Keywords
Collaborative computing, Effort-based incentives, Resource sharing, Volunteer participation
Group of research
CNDS - Computer Networks and Distributed Systems

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