INF385T/CS395T: Crowdsourcing: Theory, Methods, and Applications (Spring 2011)
The University of Texas at Austin

INF385T/ CS395T: Crowdsourcing: Theory, Methods, and Applications (Spring 2011)

Instructor: Matt Lease
Day and Time: Fridays 1:30-4:30pm (Note time change)
Location: UTA 1.212
Unique IDs: 28625 (INF) and 53700 (CS)
Final Day/Time: There will be no final exam

Course schedule and readings
Form for peer-review of presentations (print and bring to each class)

see BlackBoard discussion board to discuss topics covered or project ideas

Students enrolled in the course will have a chance to try CrowdFlower for free thanks to its continuing support for academic education and research!

Paper ideas on IdeaScale

Student Challenges

  • OnStar Student Developer Challenge, a national competition for students at select universities to develop new and exciting voice-based applications. Six semi-finalists will win an all-expenses paid VIP trip to O'Reilly's Where 2.0 Conference in San Jose CA to present their apps to a prestigious panel of judges. The Challenge's top winner will receive a Grand Prize Developer Dream Package (valued at $10,000) including an iPad, MacBook Pro, and more. Go to to learn more, register as an individual or team (can be in teams up to five), and get started.

Resources and Events