Trusting Groups in Coalition Formation using Social Distance

P. Shaw, Paul Sage, Peter Milligan

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In environments where distributed team formation is key, and defections are possible, the use of trust as social capital allows social norms to be defied and compared. An agent can use this information, when invited to join a group or collation, to decide whether or not its utility will be increased by joining. In this work a social network approach is used to define and reason about the relationships contained in the agent community. Previous baseline work is extended with two decision making mechanisms. These are compared by simulating an abstract grid-like environment, and preliminary results are reported.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)418-428
Number of pages11
JournalLecture Notes in Computer Science
Issue numbernull
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2008
Event5th International Conference on Autonomic and Trusted Computing - Oslo, Norway
Duration: 23 Jun 200825 Jun 2008

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Chapter Number: 33


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