Starting and stopping a task pool
- You uploaded tasks into it.
To start the pool, click on the pool page or in the list of pools on the project page.
A started pool has the status “Open”. When all pool tasks are completed, the pool automatically switches to the “Closed” status.
To stop assigning the pool tasks before all of them are completed, click on the pool page or in the list of pools on the project page.
Overlap defines how many performers complete the same pool task.
The best overlap is an overlap that provides satisfying quality of results. For most tasks that are not reviewed, overlap from “3” to “5” is enough. If the tasks are simple, overlap of “3” is likely to be enough. For tasks that are reviewed, set overlap to “1”.
Yes. Open edit mode for the pool and set a new overlap value. You don't need to restart the pool. Updating the settings is usually fast, but if there are many tasks, it may take several minutes.
Yes, this might happen. You must set an adequate pool closing interval.