A Fair Anonymous Submission and Review System

  • Vincent Naessens
  • Liesje Demuynck
  • Bart De Decker
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4237)


Reputation systems play an important role in many Internet communities. They allow individuals to estimate other individual’s behavior during interactions. However, a more privacy-friendly reputation system is desirable while maintaining its trustworthiness.

This paper presents a fair anonymous submission and review system. The review process is reputation-based and provides better anonymity properties than existing reputation systems. Moreover, the system allows for accountability measures. Anonymous credentials are used as basic blocks.


Review Manager Committee Member Reputation System Reputation Manager Conference System 


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© IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vincent Naessens
    • 1
  • Liesje Demuynck
    • 2
  • Bart De Decker
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceKULeuven Campus KortrijkKortrijkBelgium
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceKULeuvenHeverleeBelgium

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