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From: "adam bradford" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] reCAPTCHA
Date: Sat, 28 Jun 2008 13:55:46 -0400
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On the other hand, I have also been allowed a search when I misspelled both
words, as long as the misspelling was slight, say one wrong letter. So it
appears that you don't necessarily have to spell the control word with
precision.

On Sat, Jun 28, 2008 at 1:44 PM, adam bradford <>
wrote:

>
> Here's how:
>
> "Each new word that cannot be read correctly by OCR is given to a user in
> conjunction with another word for which the answer is already known. The
> user is then asked to read both words. If they solve the one for which the
> answer is known, the system assumes their answer is correct for the new one.
> The system then gives the new image to a number of other people to
> determine, with higher confidence, whether the original answer was
> correct."
>
>
> On Sat, Jun 28, 2008 at 1:20 PM, Victor Villarreal <
> > wrote:
>
>> On 6/28/08, adam bradford <> wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>> That's funny, because we still have to get the words right to be given
>> access, which means that their database already has the correct words
>> stored. So are we helping or not?
>>
>> Victor
>>
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