The dangers of webcrawled datasets
Bell, G.B. (2010) The dangers of webcrawled datasets. First Monday, 15 (2).
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This article highlights legal, ethical and scientific problems arising from the use of large experimental datasets gathered from the Internet — in particular, image datasets. Such datasets are currently used within research into topics such as information forensics and image processing. This paper strongly recommends against Webcrawling as a means for generating experimental datasets, and proposes safer alternatives.
|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Murdoch Affiliation:||School of Information Technology|
|Publisher:||University of Illinois|
|Copyright:||Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 UK: Scotland License|
|Notes:||“The dangers of Webcrawled datasets” by Graeme Bell is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 UK: Scotland License. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at http://graemebell.net.|
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