Call for Applications: PYBOSSA Workshop at the Second Annual Meeting in Iasi

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Toma Tasovac

Feb 7, 2018, 11:27:23 AM2/7/18
Dear colleagues,

we are delighted to announce that our friends from Scifabric, the company which focuses on developing technologies for collecting, analysing and enriching data through crowds, have kindly agreed to host a PYBOSSA workshop during our next meeting in Iasi.

PYBOSSA is an open-source Python framework for developing crowdsourcing solutions. It is widely used all over the world and it also powers Scifabric’s Crowdcrafting platform.

The workshop will introduce the basics of how a PYBOSSA project works, how to import any type of tasks (images, videos, audios, PDFs, etc.) and how to analyze/enrich them with the help of the crowd.

We’re looking for 15-20 enthusiastic developers, programmers and and other tech-savvy ENetCollect members who are interesting in learning the basics of PYBOSSA. Previous experience with Python is helpful, although not necessary. Familiarity with HTML, CSS and JS, however, is required.

The workshop will take place on March 16 and 17 in Iasi, after the conclusion of the WG meetings.

How to apply
To apply, please fill out this Google Form.

When to apply
The application deadline is 14.02.2018 at 23:59 CET. There will be no extensions.

Who can apply
Only those ENetCollect members who have confirmed their participation in the Iasi event through e-COST.

Selection committee

  • Matthias Kunkel (WG4 Vice Chair)
  • Lionel Nicolas (Action Leader)
  • Toma Tasovac (WG4 Chair)
  • Verena Lyding (Action Leader)

Selection criteria
The selection committee will select participants based on their skills and the role which PYBOSSA could play in their professional development, while, at the same time, taking into consideration COST rules which indicate that the selection of trainees should aim at a fair balancing across countries.

We’re looking forward to your applications.

On behalf of the Selection Commitee,
All best,

Belgrade Center for Digital Humanities

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