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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

PROJECT[edit source]

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

TEAM[edit source]

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

PROJECT DEFINITION[edit source]


Subject[edit source]

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

Description[edit source]

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

Purpose.[edit source]

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.

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ABOUT PARTICIPANT TASKS[edit source]


Tasks description.[edit source]

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

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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:


ABOUT GUIDANCE AND FEEDBACK[edit source]


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

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COMMUNITY[edit source]


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:

OTHER PROJECT INFORMATION[edit source]




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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



yes N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

detailed

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