Reputation Model with Forgiveness Factor for Semi-competitive E-Business Agent Societies

  • Radu Burete
  • Amelia Bădică
  • Costin Bădică
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 88)


In this paper we introduce a new reputation model for agents engaged in e-business transactions. Our model enhances classic reputation models by addition of forgiveness factor and use of new sources of reputation information based on agents groups. The model was implemented using JADE multi-agent platform and initially evaluated for e-business scenarios comprising societies of buyer and seller agents. In the paper we discuss the design and implementation of the agent-based simulation system and we consider a sample experimental scenario and experimental results.


Agent Group Trust Management Reputation Model Buyer Agent Seller Agent 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Radu Burete
    • 1
  • Amelia Bădică
    • 1
  • Costin Bădică
    • 1
  1. 1.University of CraiovaCraiovaRomania

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