An Agent Infrastructure for Privacy-Enhancing Agent-Based E-commerce Applications

  • Jose M. Such
  • Agustin Espinosa
  • Ana Garcia-Fornes
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7068)


Privacy is of crucial importance in order for agent-based e-commerce applications to be of broad use. Privacy can be enhanced minimizing data identifiability, i.e., the degree by which personal information can be directly attributed to a particular individual. However, minimizing data identifiability may directly impact other crucial issues in agent-based e-commerce, such as accountability, trust, and reputation. In this paper, we present an agent infrastructure for agent-based e-commerce applications. This agent infrastructure enhances privacy without compromising accountability, trust, and reputation.


Multiagent System Partial Identity Real Identity Agent Platform Reputation Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jose M. Such
    • 1
  • Agustin Espinosa
    • 1
  • Ana Garcia-Fornes
    • 1
  1. 1.Departament de Sistemes informàtics i ComputacióUniversitat Politècnica de ValènciaValènciaSpain

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