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Reverse Rejections

Posted by Jonathan Robinson on May 13, 2015 1:16:00 PM

Problem:

How can a Requester who rejected an assignment in error undo his mistake? A rejected assignment affects the Worker negatively and will often impact the Requester with negative feedback which can damage the Requester's online reputation which lowers Worker participation in future HITs. What can a Requester do to reverse the rejection?

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Topics: amazon mechanical turk, increase participation, mturk, mturk api, requester, reverse rejection, turkprime

Maximizing HIT Participation

Posted by Jonathan Robinson on May 13, 2015 1:00:00 PM

Problem:

How can you increase Amazon Mechanical Turk HIT Worker participation rates and speed completion of a HIT? This is particularly an issue with HITs that have a large number of required participants or have Qualifications that limit the number of qualified Workers

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Topics: amazon mechanical turk, completion rate, demographics, HIT, increase participation, qualification, speed, turkprime

Finding More Mechanical Turk Workers Faster with TurkPrime "Restart HIT"

Posted by Jonathan Robinson on Mar 24, 2015 2:47:00 PM

Problem:

Suppose you need to run a HIT with 1000 Workers. Or a HIT that is only open to Workers who have an approval Rating of 95% or more and have completed 500 HITs or more. Although when you launched your HIT the MTurk Workers arrived at a nice pace, over time, the pace has slowed to a trickle such that your HIT will never complete.

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Topics: amazon mechanical turk, bump, HIT, increase participation, mechanical turk, restart, speed, workers