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"CheckinDJ" using check-ins to crowdsource music preferences

Burnett, Daniel and Lochrie, Mark and Coulton, Paul (2012) "CheckinDJ" using check-ins to crowdsource music preferences. In: MindTrek '12 Proceeding of the 16th International Academic MindTrek Conference. ACM, New York, pp. 51-54. ISBN 9781450316378

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Abstract

The paper introduces a novel approach for crowd curation of ambient music played in venues using physical Near Field Communication (NFC) enabled check-ins. The CheckinDJ jukebox system uses NFC enabled objects that are linked to individuals social network accounts. CheckinDJ can thus be regarded as a crowdsourced DJ that curates an evolving music playlist based on the musical preferences of those present at a location at any given time. In this paper we present the design and operation of the currently deployed system along with highlights of the promising potential of this novel concept.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Uncontrolled Keywords: NFC ; RFID ; Ambient music ; checkins ; crowd sourcing ; mobile
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Departments: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts
Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 58255
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 19 Sep 2012 13:00
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2014 14:25
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/58255

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