The original design of TurkServer was described in the following paper. The current version (based on Meteor) is not yet published, so please feel free to cite this paper and note that you are using a newer version, or link to this site.
- Andrew Mao, Yiling Chen, Krzysztof Z. Gajos, David Parkes, Ariel D. Procaccia, and Haoqi Zhang. TurkServer: Enabling Synchronous and Longitudinal Online Experiments. In the Fourth Workshop on Human Computation (HCOMP 2012).
TurkServer also builds heavily off methods for panel recruitment and synchronous experiments pioneered by Winter Mason and Sid Suri in their seminal work on crowdsourced behavioral research.