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Partial identities as a foundation for trust and reputation

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>10/2011
<mark>Journal</mark>Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence
Issue number7
Number of pages9
Pages (from-to)1128-1136
<mark>Original language</mark>English


This paper explores the relationships between the hard security concepts of identity and privacy on the one hand, and the soft security concepts of trust and reputation on the other hand. We specifically focus on two vulnerabilities that current trust and reputation systems have: the change of identity and multiple identities problems. As a result, we provide a privacy preserving solution to these vulnerabilities which integrates the explored relationships among identity, privacy, trust and reputation. We also provide a prototype of our solution to these vulnerabilities and an application scenario. 

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NOTICE: this is the author's version of a work that was accepted for publication in Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published: Jose M. Such, Agustin Espinosa, Ana Garcia-Fornes, and Vicent Botti. Partial Identities as a Foundation for Trust and Reputation. Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 24 N. 7 pp. 1128-1136 (2011). © ELSEVIER.