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IDENTIFICATION

Participant's homepage
Start date : 2012/10/23
  • Beta start date : N/A
  • End date : Still open.
Subject

Description Crowdsourced analysis of cancerous tissue: using images from Cancer Research UK volunteers help to classify archived cancer samples. Purpose This project is a first of its kind for Cancer Research UK. It will change the face of cancer research. We’re fighting for a world where no one’s life will be cut short by cancer . . . and there is real hope. Each year, our scientists get closer to finding cures for cancers – whether through targeted treatments or earlier detection. We are on the brink of major breakthroughs and by simply giving a few minutes of your time you will become part of a collaborative collective force that will to dramatically reduce the time needed to analyse our research data. ? Research question

TEAM

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Cancer Research UK's Cambridge Institute, University of Cambridge, UK

Project team page http://www.clicktocure.net/#/team Leader: Institution: Cancer Research UK Partner institutions: Contact:

USER TASKS

CONTRIBUTION TYPE:
PARTICIPATION TYPOLOGY: crowdsourcing


GAMING GENRE NONE
GAMING ELEMENTS: NONE

COMPUTING
THINKING
SENSING
GAMING

Tasks description Analysis of images of cancerous tissue, more precisely, determining the number and type of cancerous cells. Interaction with objects

Interface

  • Data type to manipulate: pictures
  • interface enjoyment:
  • Interface usability:

GUIDANCE

GUIDANCE
  • Tutorial:
  • Peer to peer guidance: Somewhat
  • Training sequence: Somewhat
FEEDBACK ON
  • Individual performance: Somewhat
  • Collective performance: Somewhat
  • Research progress: Somewhat

Feedback and guidance description

COMMUNITY

COMMUNITY TOOLS
  • Communication:
  • Social Network: N/A
  • Member profiles:: detailed
  • Member profile elements:
NEWS & EVENTS
  • Main news site:
  • Frequency of project news updates: N/A
  • Type of events:
  • Frequency of events :

Community description

  • Community size (volounteers based)
  • Role:
  • Interaction form:
  • Has official community manager(s): N/A
  • Has team work N/A
  • Other:
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Other information

1 PROJECT

Url:http://www.cellslider.net/
Start date: 2012/10/23
End date: Still open
Infrastructure: Zooniverse

2 TEAM

Official team page:http://www.clicktocure.net/#/team
Leader:
Institution: Cancer Research UK


Main location: Cancer Research UK's Cambridge Institute, University of Cambridge, UK

3 PROJECT DEFINITION


3.1 Subject

Medical and health sciences > health, medicine, oncology (biology/medicine/neuroscience)

3.2 Description

Crowdsourced analysis of cancerous tissue: using images from Cancer Research UK volunteers help to classify archived cancer samples.

3.3 Purpose.

This project is a first of its kind for Cancer Research UK. It will change the face of cancer research. We’re fighting for a world where no one’s life will be cut short by cancer . . . and there is real hope. Each year, our scientists get closer to finding cures for cancers – whether through targeted treatments or earlier detection. We are on the brink of major breakthroughs and by simply giving a few minutes of your time you will become part of a collaborative collective force that will to dramatically reduce the time needed to analyse our research data.

3.4 .

4 ABOUT PARTICIPANT TASKS


4.1 Tasks description.

Analysis of images of cancerous tissue, more precisely, determining the number and type of cancerous cells.

4.2 .

Grey typology Participation typology Contribution type:
Computing: NO Thinking: NO
Sensing: NO Gaming: NO
Crowdsourcing Distributed intelligence
Participatory science Extreme citizen science
Science outreach
Data collection
Data analysis
Data interpretation --------
Gaming
Genre: Gaming elements:
Interface
Data type to manipulate: pictures interface enjoyment:
Interface usability:
Member profiles::detailed
Member profile elements:


5 ABOUT GUIDANCE AND FEEDBACK


Guidance Feedback on
Tutorial and documentation: YES
Training sequence: SOMEWHAT
Peer to peer guidance: SOMEWHAT
individual performance: Somewhat
collective performance: Somewhat
research progress: Somewhat

5.1 .

6 COMMUNITY


Tools News & Events

Communication:
Social Network: N/A

Main news site:
Frequency of project news updates: N/A
Type of events:
Frequency of events :

Community description

Community size (volounteers based):
Role: Interaction form:
Has official community manager(s): N/A
Has team work N/A

Other information about community:
Community led additions:

7 OTHER PROJECT INFORMATION




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http://www.clicktocure.net/#/team

Cancer Research UK's Cambridge Institute, University of Cambridge, UK


Yes health, medicine, oncology Medical and health sciences biology/medicine/neuroscience This project is a first of its kind for Cancer Research UK. It will change the face of cancer research. We’re fighting for a world where no one’s life will be cut short by cancer . . . and there is real hope. Each year, our scientists get closer to finding cures for cancers – whether through targeted treatments or earlier detection. We are on the brink of major breakthroughs and by simply giving a few minutes of your time you will become part of a collaborative collective force that will to dramatically reduce the time needed to analyse our research data.

Cancer Research UK's Cambridge Institute, University of Cambridge, UK Cell Slider Analysis of images of cancerous tissue, more precisely, determining the number and type of cancerous cells.


crowdsourcing pictures, other: Thinking: no Computing: no Sensing: no Gaming: no



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detailed

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Bibliography

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Facts about "Cell Slider"
Has Haklay typology levelcrowdsourcing +
Has addressCancer Research UK's Cambridge Institute, University of Cambridge, UK +
Has citizen science subject areabiology/medicine/neuroscience +
Has collective performance feedbackN/A +
Has community managerN/A +
Has completion levelLow +
Has data types to manipulatepictures +
Has field of sciencehealth +, medicine + and oncology +
Has individual performance feedbackN/A +
Has infrastructureZooniverse +
Has location of activitiesCancer Research UK's Cambridge Institute +, University of Cambridge + and UK +
Has main institutionCancer Research UK +
Has member profilesdetailed +
Has participant task descriptionAnalysis of images of cancerous tissue, more precisely, determining the number and type of cancerous cells. +
Has peer to peer guidanceN/A +
Has project access URLhttp://www.cellslider.net/ +
Has project descriptionCrowdsourced analysis of cancerous tissue: using images from Cancer Research UK volunteers help to classify archived cancer samples. +
Has project nameCell Slider +
Has project news updatesN/A +
Has project purposeThis project is a first of its kind for Ca
This project is a first of its kind for Cancer Research UK. It will change the face of cancer research. We’re fighting for a world where no one’s life will be cut short by cancer . . . and there is real hope. Each year, our scientists get closer to finding cures for cancers – whether through targeted treatments or earlier detection. We are on the brink of major breakthroughs and by simply giving a few minutes of your time you will become part of a collaborative collective force that will to dramatically reduce the time needed to analyse our research data.
time needed to analyse our research data. +
Has project start dateOctober 23, 2012 +
Has research progress feedbackN/A +
Has screenshotScreen Shot 2013-11-15 at 14.44.18.png +
Has social software sitesN/A +
Has subject areaMedical and health sciences +
Has team linkhttp://www.clicktocure.net/#/team +
Has team workN/A +
Has training sequenceN/A +
Has tutorials and documentationyes +
Has volonteer computingno +
Has volonteer gamingno +
Has volonteer sensingno +
Has volonteer thinkingno +
Is opentrue +
Last editionNovember 15, 2013 +