Operational Models for Reputation Servers

Chadwick, David W. (2007) Operational Models for Reputation Servers. In: Herrmann, Peter and Issarny, Valerie and Shiu, Simon, eds. Trust Management: Third International Conference, iTrust 2005. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3477 . Springer, Berlin, pp. 108-115. ISBN 9783540260424. (Full text available)

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Abstract

This paper devises a classification system for reputation systems based on two axes, namely: who performs the evaluation of a subjects reputation, and how the information is collected by the reputation system. This leads to 4 possible operational models for reputation systems, termed the Voting Model, the Opinion Poll Model, the MP Model and the Research Model, each of which is then analyzed. Finally, the paper postulates the inherent trustworthiness of each operational model, and concludes with a hypothesis of how these systems might evolve in the future.

Item Type: Book section
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing > Security Group
Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing > Systems Architecture Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 18:03
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2011 01:29
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/14329 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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