R Client for the MTurk Requester API

MTurkR provides programmatic access to the crowdsourcing functionality of the Amazon Mechanical Turk (MTurk) Requester API.

Possible applications of the package include:

Amazon provides a helpful chart for deciding whether an API client (like MTurkR) is useful for yor project.

Installation

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To install the latest development version of MTurkR from GitHub:

if(!require("devtools")){
    install.packages("devtools")
    library("devtools")
}
install_github("leeper/MTurkR")

The GitHub master branch should be considered stable. Major releases are periodically pushed to CRAN. To install the latest version from CRAN, simply use:

install.packages("MTurkR")

Using MTurkR

The MTurkR documentation files contain minimal examples for all functions. Further examples of how to use MTurkR are provided in the MTurkR GitHub wiki. Users can contribute their own examples or further documentation there, or via pull requests to the GitHub repository.

If you experience problems using MTurkR, you can:

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