Research report 2015 - Max Planck Institute for Software Systems, Kaiserslautern site
Bringing transparency to algorithmic decision making in social computing systems
Gummadi, Krishna P.
Max-Planck-Institut für Softwaresysteme, Standort Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern
SummarySocial computing systems refer to an emerging class of societal-scale human-computer systems. Examples include social networking sites like Facebook and Google Plus, blogging and microblogging sites like Twitter and LiveJournal, anonymous social media sites like Whisper and 4chan, content sharing sites like YouTube and Instagram, social bookmarking sites like Reddit and Pinterest, crowdsourced opinion sites like Yelp and eBay seller ratings, and social peer production sites like Wikipedia and Amazon's Mechanical Turk.