Towards improved partner selection using recommendations and trust
Lim Choi Keung, Sarah Niukyun and Griffiths, Nathan (2008) Towards improved partner selection using recommendations and trust. In: Falcome, R. and Barber, S. K. and Sabater-Mir, J. and Singh, M. P., (eds.) Trust in agent societies. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 5396 . Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, pp. 43-64. ISBN 9783540928027Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-92803-4_3
Agents in open and dynamic environments face the challenge of uncertainty while interacting with others to achieve their goals. They face quick and unforeseen changes to the behaviour of other agents and the population itself, as agents join and leave at will. Since agents are assumed to be self-interested, it is essential for them to be able to choose the most reliable interaction partners to maximise the success of their interactions. Efficient agent selection requires information about their behaviour in different situations. This information can be obtained from direct experience as well as from recommendations. This paper presents a trust and reputation model, which allows agents to select interaction partners efficiently by adapting quickly to a dynamic environment. Our approach is built upon a number of components from several existing models to assess trustworthiness from direct interactions and recommendations. We take a multidimensional approach to evaluate trust and reputation and include indirect recommendations as another source of trust. This reinforces our previous work on recommendation sharing, which includes information about the recency and relevance of interactions, allowing an evaluator to select recommenders based on trust.
|Item Type:||Book Item|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Electronic computers. Computer science. Computer software|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Computer Science|
|Series Name:||Lecture Notes in Computer Science|
|Place of Publication:||Heidelberg|
|Book Title:||Trust in agent societies|
|Editor:||Falcome, R. and Barber, S. K. and Sabater-Mir, J. and Singh, M. P.|
|Page Range:||pp. 43-64|
|Status:||Not Peer Reviewed|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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