GUTS: A Framework for Adaptive and Configurable Grid User Trust Service
Even though trust plays a significant role during decision-making in open collaborative environments, still Grid user trust mechanisms have not been widely deployed in Grid computing settings like Enabling Grids for E-sciencE (EGEE). In this paper, an investigation on the specification and management of user trust in Grid infrastructures is presented. The design of a novel Grid user trust service (GUTS) is introduced that aims in leveraging Grid functionality with trust mechanisms, with a special focus on achieving end-user trust in an intuitive and practical manner.
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