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Journal Articles

[J8]  M. Hirth, T. Hoßfeld, M. Mellia, C. Schwartz, and F. Lehrieder, “Crowd-sourced Network Measurements: Benefits and Best Practices”, Computer Networks, vol. 90, Special Issue on Crowdsourcing Oct. 2015. Autor version

[J7]  T. Hoßfeld, V. Burger, H. Hinrichsen, M. Hirth, and P. Tran-Gia, “On the Computation of Entropy Production in Stationary Social Networks”, Social Network Analysis and Mining, vol. 4, Apr. 2014. Autor version

[J6]  T. Hossfeld, C. Keimel, M. Hirth, B. Gardlo, J. Habigt, K. Diepold, and P. Tran-Gia, “Best Practices for QoE Crowdtesting: QoE Assessment with Crowdsourcing”, Transactions on Multimedia, vol. 16, no. 2, Feb. 2014. Autor version

[J5]  T. Hoßfeld, M. Hirth, and P. Tran-Gia, “Crowdsourcing - Modell einer neuen Arbeitswelt im Internet”, Wirtschaftsinformatik & Management, vol. 5, Oct. 2013. Autor version

[J4]  P. Tran-Gia, T. Hoßfeld, M. Hartmann, and M. Hirth, “Crowdsourcing and its Impact on Future Internet Usage”, IT - Information Technology, vol. 55, no. 4, Jul. 2013. Autor version

[J3]  T. Hoßfeld, M. Hirth, and P. Tran-Gia, “Aktuelles Schlagwort: Crowdsourcing”, Informatik Spektrum, vol. 35, no. 3, Apr. 2012. Autor version

[J2]  M. Hirth, T. Hossfeld, and P. Tran-Gia, “Analyzing Costs and Accuracy of Validation Mechanisms for Crowdsourcing Platforms”, Mathematical and Computer Modelling, vol. 57, no. 11-12, Jun. 2012. Autor version

[J1]  B. Staehle, F. Wamser, M. Hirth, D. Stezenbach, and D. Staehle, “AquareYoum: Application and Quality of Experience-Aware Resource Management for YouTube in Wireless Mesh Networks”, PIK - Praxis der Informationsverarbeitung und Kommunikation, vol. 34, no. 3, Aug. 2011. Autor version

Conference and Workshop Articles

2017

[P33] K. Borchert, M. Hirth, S. Schnitzer, C. Rensing, “Impact of Task Recommendation Systems in Crowdsourcing Platforms”, in Proceedings of Workshop on Responsible Recommendation at RecSys, Como, Italy, Aug., 2017.

[P32] K. Borchert, M. Hirth, T. Zinner, A. Göritz, “Designing a Survey Tool for Monitoring Enterprise QoE”, in Proceedings of the SIGCOMM Workshop on QoE-based Analysis and Management of Data Communication Networks, Los Angeles, CA, USA, Aug., 2017.

[P31] K. Borchert, M. Hirth, T. Zinner, A. Göritz, “Collecting Subjective Ratings in Enterprise Environments”, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience, Erfurt, Germany, May 2017.

[P30] O. Zach, M. Seufert, M. Hirth, M. Slanina, P. Tran-Gia, “On Use of Crowdsourcing for H.264/AVC and H.265/HEVC Video Quality Evaluation”, in Proceedings of the Radioelektronika, Brno, Czech Republic, Apr. 2017.

2016

[P29]  T. Zinner, M. Hirth, V. Fischer, and O. Hohlfeld, “ERWIN - Enabling the Reproducible Investigation of WaItiNg Times for Arbitrary Workflows”, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience, Lisbon, Portugal, Jun. 2016. Autor version

[P28]  M. Hirth, F. Allendorf, F. Metzger, and C. Schwartz, “Assessing the Accuracy of Network Estimations in the DOTA 2 Game Client”, in Proceedings of the Workshop on Perceptual Quality of Systems, Berlin, Germany, Aug. 2016. Autor version

[P27]  K. Borchert, M. Hirth, T. Zinner, and D. C. Mocanu, “Correlating QoE and Technical Parameters of an SAP System in an Enterprise Environment”, in Proceedings of the Workshop on QoE centric Management, Sep. 2016. Autor version

[P26]  V. Burger, M. Hirth, T. Hoßfeld, and P. Tran-Gia, “Principles of Information Neutrality and Counter Measures Against Biased Information”, in Lecture Notes in Informatics: Value-Sensitive Design of Internet-Based Services, Klagenfurt, Austria, Sep. 2016. Autor version

2015

[P25]  C. Schwartz, K. Borchert, M. Hirth, and P. Tran-Gia, “Modeling Crowdsourcing Platforms to Enable Workforce Dimensioning”, in Proceedings of the International Telecommunication Networks and Applications Con- ference, Sydney, Australia, Nov. 2015. Autor version

[P24]  M. Becker, K. Borchert, M. Hirth, H. Mewes, A. Hotho, and P. Tran- Gia, “MicroTrails: Comparing Hypotheses about Task Selection on a Crowd Sourcing Platform”, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Technologies and Data-driven Business, Graz, Austria, Oct. 2015. Autor version

[P23]  P. Lebreton, I. H. Torres, T. Mäki, E. Skodras, and M. Hirth, “Eye Tracker in the Wild: Studying the Delta Between What is Said and Measured in a Crowdsourcing Experiment”, in Proceedings of the Workshop on Crowd- sourcing for Multimedia, Brisbane, Australia, Oct. 2015. Autor version

[P22]  T. Zinner, F. Lemmerich, S. Schwarzmann, M. Hirth, P. Karg, and A. Hotho, “Text Categorization for Deriving the Application Quality in Enterprises using Ticketing Systems”, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Big Data Analytics and Knowledge Discovery, Valencia, Spain, Sep. 2015. Autor version

[P21]  L. Dinh-Xuan, C. Schwartz, M. Hirth, F. Wamser, and H. T. Thu, “Analyzing the Impact of Delay and Packet Loss on Google Docs”, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Mobile Networks and Management, Santander, Spain, Sep. 2015. Autor version

[P20]  S. Schnitzer, C. Rensing, S. Schmidt, K. Borchert, M. Hirth, and P. Tran- Gia, “Demands on Task Recommendation in Crowdsourcing Platforms - The Worker’s Perspective”, in Proceedings of the Workshop on Crowd- sourcing and Human Computation for Recommender Systems, Vienna, Austria, Sep. 2015. Autor version

[P19]  P. Lebreton, E. Skodras, T. Mäki, I. H. Torres, and M. Hirth, “Bridging the Gap Between Eye Tracking and Crowdsourcing”, in Proceedings of the SPIE 9394, Human Vision and Electronic Imaging XX, San Francisco, California, USA, Feb. 2015. Autor version

2014

[P18]  C. Schwartz, M. Hirth, T. Hoßfeld, and P. Tran-Gia, “Performance Model for Waiting Times in Cloud File Synchronization Services”, in Proceedings of the International Teletraffic Congress, Karlskrona, Sweden, Sep. 2014. Autor version

[P17]  T. Hoßfeld, M. Hirth, P. Korshunov, P. Hanhart, B. Gardlo, C. Keimel, and C. Timmerer, “Survey of Web-based Crowdsourcing Frameworks for Subjective Quality Assessment”, in Proceedings of the International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing, Jakarta, Indonesia, Sep. 2014. Autor version

[P16]  S. Schwarzmann, T. Zinner, and M. Hirth, “Deriving the Employee-perceived Application Quality in Enterprise IT Infrastructures using In- formation from Ticketing Systems”, in Proceedings of the Workshop on Knowledge Discovery, Data Mining and Machine Learning, Aachen, Germany, Sep. 2014. Autor version

[P15]  I. Hupont, P. Lebreton, T. Mäki, E. Skodras, and M. Hirth, “Is Affective Crowdsourcing Reliable?”, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Communications and Electronics, Da Nang, Vietnam, Jul. 2014. Autor version

[P14]  M. Hirth, S. Scheuring, T. Hoßfeld, C. Schwartz, and P. Tran-Gia, “Predicting Result Quality in Crowdsourcing Using Application Layer Monitoring”, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Communications and Electronics, Da Nang, Vietnam, Jul. 2014. Autor version

[P13]  V. Burger, M. Hirth, C. Schwartz, and T. Hoßfeld, “Increasing the Coverage of Vantage Points in Distributed Active Network Measurements by Crowdsourcing”, in Proceedings of Measurement, Modelling and Evaluation of Computing Systems, Bamberg, Germany, Mar. 2014. Autor version

2013

[P12]  M. Seufert, K. Lorey, M. Hirth, and T. Hoßfeld, “Gamification Framework for Personalized Surveys on Relationships in Online Social Networks”, in Proceedings of the International Workshop on Crowdsourcing and Gamification in the Cloud, Dresden, Germany, Dec. 2013. Autor version

[P11]  P. Amrehn, K. Vandenbroucke, T. Hoßfeld, K. de Moor, M. Hirth, R. Schatz, and P. Casas, “Need for Speed? On Quality of Experience for File Storage Services”, in Proceedings of the International Workshop on Perceptual Quality of Systems, Vienna, Austria, Sep. 2013. Autor version

[P10]  H. Hinrichsen, T. Hoßfeld, M. Hirth, and P. Tran-Gia, “Entropy Production in Stationary Social Networks”, in Proceedings of the Workshop on Complex Networks, Berlin, Germany, Mar. 2013. Autor version

2012

[P9]  M. Hirth, F. Lehrieder, S. Oberste-Vorth, T. Hoßfeld, and P. Tran-Gia, “Wikipedia and its Network of Authors from a Social Network Perspective”, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Communications and Electronics, Hue, Vietnam, Aug. 2012. Autor version

2011

[P8]  T. Hoßfeld, R. Schatz, M. Seufert, M. Hirth, T. Zinner, and P. Tran-Gia, “Quantification of YouTube QoE via Crowdsourcing”, in Proceedings of the International Workshop on Multimedia Quality of Experience - Modeling, Evaluation, and Directions, Dana Point, California, USA, Dec. 2011. Autor version

[P7]  T. Hoßfeld, M. Hirth, and P. Tran-Gia, “Modeling of Crowdsourcing Platforms and Granularity of Work Organization in Future Internet”, in Proceedings of the International Teletraffic Congress, San Francisco, California, USA, Sep. 2011. Autor version

[P6]  M. Hirth, T. Hoßfeld, and P. Tran-Gia, “Anatomy of a Crowdsourcing Platform - Using the Example of Microworkers.com”, in Proceedings of the Workshop on Future Internet and Next Generation Networks, Seoul, Korea, Jun. 2011. Autor version

[P5]  M. Hirth, T. Hoßfeld, and P. Tran-Gia, “Cost-Optimal Validation Mechanisms and Cheat-Detection for Crowdsourcing Platforms”, in Proceedings of the Workshop on Future Internet and Next Generation Networks, Seoul, Korea, Jun. 2011. Autor version

[P4]  B. Staehle, M. Hirth, R. Pries, F. Wamser, and D. Staehle, “Aquarema in Action: Improving the YouTube QoE in Wireless Mesh Networks”, in Proceedings of the Baltic Congress on Future Internet Communications, Riga, Latvia, Feb. 2011. Autor version

2010

[P3]  B. Staehle, M. Hirth, R. Pries, F. Wamser, and D. Staehle, “YoMo: A YouTube Application Comfort Monitoring Tool”, in Proceedings of New Dimensions in the Assessment and Support of Quality of Experience for Multimedia Applications, Tampere, Finland, Jun. 2010. Autor version

[P2]  M. Hirth, B. Staehle, F. Wamser, R. Pries, and D. Staehle, “QoE Prediction for Radio Resource Management”, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks & Communities, Berlin, Germany, May 2010.

2009

[P1]  B. Staehle, D. Staehle, R. Pries, M. Hirth, A. Kassler, and P. Dely, “Measuring One-Way Delay in Wireless Mesh Networks - An Experimental Investigation”, in Proceedings of the Workshop on Performance Monitoring and Measurement of Heterogeneous Wireless and Wired Networks, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, Oct. 2009. Autor version

White Papers

[W1] T. Hoßfeld, M. Hirth, J. Redi, F. Mazza, P. Korshunov, B. Naderi, M. Seufert, B. Gardlo, S. Egger, and C. Keimel, “Best Practices and Recommendations for Crowdsourced QoE - Lessons learned from the Qualinet Task Force Crowdsourcing”, COST Action IC1003 European Network on Quality of Experience in Multimedia Systems and Services, 2014. Autor version

Research Reports

[R6] M. Hirth, F. Lehrieder, S. Oberste-Vorth, T. Hoßfeld, and P. Tran-Gia, “Wikipedia and its Network of Human and Automated Authors from a Social Network Perspective”, University of Wuerzburg, Apr., 2015. Autor version

[R5] T. Hoßfeld, C. Keimel, M. Hirth, B. Gardlo, J., Habigt, K. Diepold, P. Tran-Gia, “Best Practices for QoE Crowdtesting QoE Assessment with Crowdsourcing”, University of Wuerzburg, Feb., 2013. Autor version

[R4] M. Hirth, T. Hoßfeld, P. Tran-Gia, “Human Cloud as Emerging Internet Application - Anatomy of the Microworkers Crowdsourcing Platform”, University of Wuerzburg, Jan., 2011. Autor version

[R3] M. Hirth, T. Hoßfeld, P. Tran-Gia, “Cheat-Detection Mechanisms for Crowdsourcing”, University of Wuerzburg, Aug., 2010. Autor version

[R2] R. Pries, D. Staehle, D. Hock, M. Hirth, “A Policy-Based Vertical Handover System”, University of Wuerzburg, May, 2010. Autor version

[R1] B. Staehle, M. Hirth, F. Wamser, R. Pries, D. Staehle, “YoMo: A YouTube Application Comfort Monitoring Tool”, University of Wuerzburg, Mar., 2010. Autor version