Augmented Reality Interfaces in Human Computation Systems

Chapter

Abstract

Human Computation (HC) has traditionally used web services and distributed networks to enable remote people to perform micro-tasks without regard to their location. In contrast, Augmented Reality (AR) is concerned with providing seamless digital enhancements to a person’s physical environment, and location is a key element. This chapter discusses the opportunity for HC to enhance AR applications, especially through aiding with content creation and validation. It also reviews recent efforts to use AR technology as an interface to Human Computation and introduce more location awareness into HC applications. Finally it describes opportunities for future research using new AR display technology and support for remote collaboration.

Keywords

Kato Monopoly 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The HIT Lab NZUniversity of CanterburyChristchurchNew Zealand

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