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Bootstrapping Trust with Partial and Subjective Observability

Taylor, Phillip and Griffiths, Nathan and Barakat, Lina and Miles, Simon (2017) Bootstrapping Trust with Partial and Subjective Observability. In: 16th Conference on Autonomous Agents and MultiAgent Systems (AAMAS '17), 2017-05-08 - 2017-05-12, São Paulo, Brazil.

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Abstract

Assessment of trust and reputation typically relies on prior experiences of a trustee agent, which may not exist, e.g. especially in highly dynamic environments. In these cases stereotypes can be used, where traits of trustees can be used as an indicator of their behaviour during interactions. Communicating observations of traits to witnesses who are unable to observe them is difficult, however, when the traits are interpreted subjectively. In this paper we propose a mechanism for learning translations between such subjective observations, evaluating it in a simulated marketplace.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Published proceedings: Proceedings of the 16th Conference on Autonomous Agents and MultiAgent Systems, AAMAS 2017, S ao Paulo, Brazil, May 8-12, 2017
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, School of
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2018 14:35
Last Modified: 05 Nov 2018 14:35
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/23404

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