Rowe, Matthew and Butters, Jonathan (2009) Assessing Trust: Contextual Accountability. In: Proceedings of the ESWC2009 Workshop on Trust and Privacy on the Social and Semantic Web (SPOT2009) Heraklion, Greece, June 1, 2009. The Editors.Full text not available from this repository.
The need to assess the trustworthiness of a piece of information has become a prevalent issue due to web vandalism and the openness of platforms such as wikis. In this paper we introduce the notion of contextual accountability: Holding the author of a given statement accountable by deriving a path from the statement to the author’s credentials. We present our own trust vector model as a combination of the assessment of these credentials covering two aspects; knowledgeability and social acceptance. This model is put to the test using two datasets and the results are presented and discussed.
|Item Type:||Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications|
|Deposited On:||28 Sep 2012 11:14|
|Last Modified:||28 Sep 2012 11:14|
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