Build open knowledge bases where everyone has a voice. Then, pitch the ideas to crowds and just choose among the winners.
The best answers can come from anyone: Customers, thinkers & tinkerers of all kind.
Use wisdom of the crowd for assessing and rating the ideas.
Use natural language or intuitive input elements to adjust query parameters.
In addition to our in-house experiments, we're conducting larger scale case studies available to anyone:
The concept has been explored in the following publications:
Hosio S, Goncalves J, Anagnostopoulos T & Kostakos V (2016)
Leveraging Wisdom of the Crowd for Decision Support
British Human Computer Interaction Conference (HCI)
Goncalves J, Hosio S, Kostakos V (2017)
Eliciting Structured Knowledge from Situated Crowd Markets
ACM Transactions on Internet Technology
Hosio S, Goncalves J, van Berkel N & Klakegg S (2016)
Crowdsourcing Situated & Subjective Knowledge for Decision Support
UbiComp, in a workshop on crowdsourcing
The work has been discussed in the following outlets:
Kaleva – (01/2016): Oulun yliopisto kitkee rasismia joukkoälyllä (University of Oulu fights racism using wisdom of the crowd)
Forum (01/2016): Crowdsourcing mot nättroll (Against Internet trolls using Crowdsourcing)
Kaleva (03/2016) – Joukkoälyllä kivun kimppuun (Tackling pain using wisdom of the crowd)