Automated Trust Negotiation in Open Systems
To trust an entity means to have strong confidence in the integrity and ability of that entity to perform according to one’s expections . Trust relationships between entities are particularly important when one entity’s action or service may have a great impact on the interests of others. In this chapter, we study how to establish such trust relationships between entities. In particular, we are interested in the establishment of trust relationships between service providers and service requesters in open distributed computing environments.
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