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A review on computational trust models for multi-agent systems

Lu, G, Lu, J, Yao, S and Yip, YJ 2009, 'A review on computational trust models for multi-agent systems' , The Open Information Science Journal, 2 , pp. 18-25.

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Abstract

Trust plays important roles on effective interaction and cooperation for multi-agent systems(MAS). This study aims at finding out the current situation and future trends of computational trustfor multi-agent systems. Through defining seven common compositional elements for the computational trust models, the study points out significant weaknesses in the current design. Finally, the paper figures out the future research trends through discussion and analysis around the strengths and weaknesses identified. Also the paper proposes an idea of using ontology and XML technologies such as RDF that allow systems to provide both human and machine readable annotations for trust models.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Copyright {\copyright} 1994 - 2009 Bentham Open
Themes: Media, Digital Technology and the Creative Economy
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology
Strategic Leadership Team
Journal or Publication Title: The Open Information Science Journal
Publisher: Bentham Open
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 1874-947X
Depositing User: Users 29196 not found.
Date Deposited: 14 Aug 2012 13:07
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 17:30
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/23110

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