Majority vote

Majority vote is a quality control method based on matching responses from the majority of performers who complete the same task. For example, if a task has an overlap of “5” and three performers selected the same answer, this is considered indirect confirmation of the correct response. Depending on the percentage of correct responses, you can increase the value of the performer's skill or block their access to tasks.

The rule takes effect when the number of responses for the task is equal to the overlap. To get the required number of responses faster, enable the Keep task order option in the pool settings.

Rule settings

Field

Description

Answer threshold

The number of matching responses that is considered the “majority vote” (for example, 3). The threshold should be less than or equal to the overlap.

History size

How many of the performer's recent responses in the project are used for the calculation.

If the field is empty, the calculation is based on all the performer's responses in the pool.

If

A condition for performing the action in the then field:
  • answer count — The number of completed tasks.

  • % correct answers — The percentage of correct responses, meaning responses that matched the majority opinion (from 0 to 100).

  • % incorrect answers — The percentage of incorrect responses, meaning responses that didn't match the majority opinion (from 0 to 100).

To add multiple conditions, click .

then

Action to perform for the condition:

  • set skill — Assign a constant skill value.

  • Pause — Suspend the performer's access to the pool for the specified number of days. Only the requester can view the reason for the ban.

  • set skill from "If" — Save the performer's percentage of correct responses as the skill value.

  • Ban — Block access to the project or all of the requester's projects for the specified number of days. Only the requester can view the reason for the ban.

    If access to tasks is blocked temporarily (for example, for 7 days), the history of the performer's responses is not saved after the ban is lifted. The skill value is based on new responses.

Examples of rules

Examples are provided for simple classification. There are 10 tasks per page.

Calculating a skill and banning for incorrect responses

Both rules work independently:

  1. If the performer gives at least 3 responses to the tasks, the percentage of correct answers is written as the skill value.
  2. If the performer gives at least 3 answers to tasks and the percentage of correct answers is less than 65%, they are banned on the project.

The calculation uses up to 10 performer's responses to the project tasks.

Setting the skill

If the performer completes 3 tasks, the skill is set to the percentage of correct answers.

Use the skill value to set access to other pools with filters.

Example of filter settings
Blocking for incorrect responses

If the percentage of correct responses is less than 40%, the performer is blocked on the project for 30 days.