Adding a Peer-to-Peer Trust Layer to Metadata Generators

  • Paolo Ceravolo
  • Ernesto Damiani
  • Marco Viviani
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3762)


In this paper we outline the architecture of a peer-to-peer Trust Layer that can be superimposed to metadata generators producing classifications, like our ClassBuilder and BTExact’s iPHI tools. Different techniques for aggregating trust values are also discussed. Our ongoing experimentation is aimed at validating the role of a Trust Layer as a non-intrusive, peer-to-peer technique for improving quality of automatically generated metadata.


Knowledge Extraction Metadata Validation Trust P2P 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paolo Ceravolo
    • 1
  • Ernesto Damiani
    • 1
  • Marco Viviani
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Tecnologie dell’InformazioneUniversità di MilanoCremaItaly

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