In this introduction we motivate future goals and current work on Advanced Crowdsourcing for Speech and Beyond. We will give a brief overview of the research grants awarded for best paper proposals in preparation of this session. 5 selected papers will be presented orally in the session, all other contributions will be presented as Poster. We include an overview of all accepted papers and posters in this introduction.
Bibliographic reference. Polzehl, Tim / Levow, Gina-Anne (2015): "Advanced crowdsourcing for speech and beyond: introduction by the organizers", In INTERSPEECH-2015 (abstract).