Skipped assignments

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Overview

Skipping tasks is considered an indirect indicator of the quality of responses. You can block access to a pool or project if a user skips multiple task suites in a row. To do this, set key values in the quality_control.configs array in the pool settings.

Request body

You can block a performer from accessing the project for a given number of days, hours, minutes (at a time or in total) or forever, if they skip 10 task suites in a row.

Ban for 10 days
{
    "configs": [{
        "collector_config": {
            "type": "SKIPPED_IN_ROW_ASSIGNMENTS"
        },
        "rules": [{
            "conditions": [{
                "key": "skipped_in_row_count",
                "operator": "GTE",
                "value": 10
            }],
            "action": {
                "type": "RESTRICTION_V2",
                "parameters": {
                    "scope": "PROJECT",
                    "duration_unit": "DAYS",
                    "duration": 10,
                    "private_comment": "Skipped more than 10 pages in a row"
                }
            }
        }]
    }]
}
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To set a different ban period, change the applicable parameter for the action key:

{
    ...
                    "action": {
                        "type": "RESTRICTION_V2",
                        "parameters": {
                            "scope": "PROJECT",
                            "duration_unit": "HOURS",
                            "duration": 12,
                            "private_comment": "Skipped more than 10 pages in a row"
                        }
                    }
    ...
}
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Parameter Overview
configs[]

array of objects | required

Array of quality control settings.

configs.collector_config

object | required

Parameters for collecting statistics (for example, the number of tasks skipped in the pool).

configs.collector_config.type

string | required

Criteria for the quality control rule:

  • GOLDEN_SET — The number of correct and incorrect responses in the control tasks.

  • MAJORITY_VOTE — The percentage of responses that matched the majority vote.

  • CAPTCHA — The number of captchas entered successfully and unsuccessfully.

  • INCOME — Payment for tasks completed by the user over the past 24 hours.

  • SKIPPED_IN_ROW_ASSIGNMENTS — The number of task suites skipped in a row.

  • ANSWER_COUNT — The number of task suites completed by the user in the pool.

  • ASSIGNMENT_SUBMIT_TIME — The number of “fast” responses (the minimum response speed is set in the parameters).

  • ACCEPTANCE_RATE — The percentage of user responses that were rejected during non-automatic acceptance.

  • ASSIGNMENTS_ASSESSMENT — The number of assignments accepted or rejected with non-automatic acceptance enabled.

  • USERS_ASSESSMENT — The performer's skill value and their bans.

configs.rules.conditions

object | required

Conditions (for example, 10 task suites skipped in a row). Multiple conditions are combined with the “OR” operator.

configs.rules.conditions.key

string | required

Values that are checked in the condition:

  • skipped_in_row_count — The number of tasks skipped in a row.

configs.rules.conditions. operator

string | required

Comparison operator (the key data is compared with the threshold value from value):

  • EQ (“Equal”) — Equal to.

  • NE (“Not equal to”) — Not equal to.

  • GT (“Greater than”) — Greater than.

  • LT (“Less than”) — Less than.

  • GTE (“Greater than equal to”) — Greater than or equal to.

  • LTE (“Less than equal to”) — Less than or equal to.

configs.rules.conditions. value

integer | required

The threshold value of the variable specified in key.

configs.rules.action

object | required

The action to perform if conditions are met (for example, block access to the project).

configs.rules.action.type

string | required

Type of action:

  • RESTRICTION — Ban access to projects or pools.

  • SET_SKILL_FROM_OUTPUT_FIELD — Set the “percentage of correct responses” as the skill value (used in control tasks and majority vote rules).

    You can use the skill value for filtering users.

  • CHANGE_OVERLAP — Change the overlap. For example, to re-assign a task suite to other performers or cancel the recompletion of already accepted assignments.

  • REJECT_ALL_ASSIGNMENTS — Reject all performer responses. For example, after a certain number of performer responses, it became clear that the performer completed tasks poorly.

  • APPROVE_ALL_ASSIGNMENTS — Accept all performer responses. For example, if the performer completes most tasks well and you are satisfied with this result.

  • SET_SKILL — Assign the specified constant value to the skill.

configs.rules.action. parameters

object | required

Action parameters.

configs.rules.action. parameters.scope

string | required

Scope:

  • POOL — pool. Affects the user's rating.

  • PROJECT — The project. Affects the user's rating.

  • ALL_PROJECTS — All the requester's projects.

configs.collector_config. parameters

object | required if

Required if configs.collector_config.type=GOLDEN_SET, MAJORITY_VOTE, CAPTCHA, ASSIGNMENT_SUBMIT_TIME.

Parameters for collecting data (depends on the quality control rule specified in the type key).

configs.rules.action. parameters.skill_id

string | required if

Required if type=SET_SKILL_FROM_OUTPUT_FIELD.

ID of the skill to update as tasks are completed.

configs.rules.action. parameters.from_field

string | required if

Required if type=SET_SKILL_FROM_OUTPUT_FIELD.

The value to assign to the skill:

  • correct_answers_rate — The percentage of correct responses.

  • wrong_answers_rate — The percentage of incorrect responses.

configs.rules.action. parameters.skill_value

integer | required if

Required if type=SET_SKILL_FROM_OUTPUT_FIELD.

A fixed value to assign to the skill (a number from 0 to 100).

configs.rules.action. parameters.delta

integer | required if

Required if type=CHANGE_OVERLAP.

The value determines the amount to change the overlap by.
configs.rules.action. parameters.public_comment

string | required if

Required if type=REJECT_ALL_ASSIGNMENTS.

Comments (the reason for rejecting responses). Available to the requester and the performer.

configs.rules.action. parameters.duration_unit

string

Ban duration unit:

  • MINUTES — Minutes

  • HOURS — Hours

  • DAYS — Days

  • PERMANENT — Permanent ban

configs.rules.action. parameters.duration

integer

Ban duration.

configs.rules. action.parameters. private_comment

string

Comments (the reason for blocking access). Visible only to the requester.

configs.rules.action. parameters.open_pool

boolean

Determines whether to re-open a closed pool:

  • true — Open the pool after making changes if it is closed.
  • false — Don't open the pool after making changes, if it is closed.
Parameter Overview
configs[]

array of objects | required

Array of quality control settings.

configs.collector_config

object | required

Parameters for collecting statistics (for example, the number of tasks skipped in the pool).

configs.collector_config.type

string | required

Criteria for the quality control rule:

  • GOLDEN_SET — The number of correct and incorrect responses in the control tasks.

  • MAJORITY_VOTE — The percentage of responses that matched the majority vote.

  • CAPTCHA — The number of captchas entered successfully and unsuccessfully.

  • INCOME — Payment for tasks completed by the user over the past 24 hours.

  • SKIPPED_IN_ROW_ASSIGNMENTS — The number of task suites skipped in a row.

  • ANSWER_COUNT — The number of task suites completed by the user in the pool.

  • ASSIGNMENT_SUBMIT_TIME — The number of “fast” responses (the minimum response speed is set in the parameters).

  • ACCEPTANCE_RATE — The percentage of user responses that were rejected during non-automatic acceptance.

  • ASSIGNMENTS_ASSESSMENT — The number of assignments accepted or rejected with non-automatic acceptance enabled.

  • USERS_ASSESSMENT — The performer's skill value and their bans.

configs.rules.conditions

object | required

Conditions (for example, 10 task suites skipped in a row). Multiple conditions are combined with the “OR” operator.

configs.rules.conditions.key

string | required

Values that are checked in the condition:

  • skipped_in_row_count — The number of tasks skipped in a row.

configs.rules.conditions. operator

string | required

Comparison operator (the key data is compared with the threshold value from value):

  • EQ (“Equal”) — Equal to.

  • NE (“Not equal to”) — Not equal to.

  • GT (“Greater than”) — Greater than.

  • LT (“Less than”) — Less than.

  • GTE (“Greater than equal to”) — Greater than or equal to.

  • LTE (“Less than equal to”) — Less than or equal to.

configs.rules.conditions. value

integer | required

The threshold value of the variable specified in key.

configs.rules.action

object | required

The action to perform if conditions are met (for example, block access to the project).

configs.rules.action.type

string | required

Type of action:

  • RESTRICTION — Ban access to projects or pools.

  • SET_SKILL_FROM_OUTPUT_FIELD — Set the “percentage of correct responses” as the skill value (used in control tasks and majority vote rules).

    You can use the skill value for filtering users.

  • CHANGE_OVERLAP — Change the overlap. For example, to re-assign a task suite to other performers or cancel the recompletion of already accepted assignments.

  • REJECT_ALL_ASSIGNMENTS — Reject all performer responses. For example, after a certain number of performer responses, it became clear that the performer completed tasks poorly.

  • APPROVE_ALL_ASSIGNMENTS — Accept all performer responses. For example, if the performer completes most tasks well and you are satisfied with this result.

  • SET_SKILL — Assign the specified constant value to the skill.

configs.rules.action. parameters

object | required

Action parameters.

configs.rules.action. parameters.scope

string | required

Scope:

  • POOL — pool. Affects the user's rating.

  • PROJECT — The project. Affects the user's rating.

  • ALL_PROJECTS — All the requester's projects.

configs.collector_config. parameters

object | required if

Required if configs.collector_config.type=GOLDEN_SET, MAJORITY_VOTE, CAPTCHA, ASSIGNMENT_SUBMIT_TIME.

Parameters for collecting data (depends on the quality control rule specified in the type key).

configs.rules.action. parameters.skill_id

string | required if

Required if type=SET_SKILL_FROM_OUTPUT_FIELD.

ID of the skill to update as tasks are completed.

configs.rules.action. parameters.from_field

string | required if

Required if type=SET_SKILL_FROM_OUTPUT_FIELD.

The value to assign to the skill:

  • correct_answers_rate — The percentage of correct responses.

  • wrong_answers_rate — The percentage of incorrect responses.

configs.rules.action. parameters.skill_value

integer | required if

Required if type=SET_SKILL_FROM_OUTPUT_FIELD.

A fixed value to assign to the skill (a number from 0 to 100).

configs.rules.action. parameters.delta

integer | required if

Required if type=CHANGE_OVERLAP.

The value determines the amount to change the overlap by.
configs.rules.action. parameters.public_comment

string | required if

Required if type=REJECT_ALL_ASSIGNMENTS.

Comments (the reason for rejecting responses). Available to the requester and the performer.

configs.rules.action. parameters.duration_unit

string

Ban duration unit:

  • MINUTES — Minutes

  • HOURS — Hours

  • DAYS — Days

  • PERMANENT — Permanent ban

configs.rules.action. parameters.duration

integer

Ban duration.

configs.rules. action.parameters. private_comment

string

Comments (the reason for blocking access). Visible only to the requester.

configs.rules.action. parameters.open_pool

boolean

Determines whether to re-open a closed pool:

  • true — Open the pool after making changes if it is closed.
  • false — Don't open the pool after making changes, if it is closed.