A Conceptual Framework for Trust Models

  • Francisco Moyano
  • Carmen Fernandez-Gago
  • Javier Lopez
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7449)


During the last twenty years, a huge amount of trust and reputation models have been proposed, each of them with their own particularities and targeting different domains. While much effort has been made in defining ever-increasing complex models, little attention has been paid to abstract away the particularities of these models into a common set of easily understandable concepts. We propose a conceptual framework for computational trust models that will be used for analyzing their features and for comparing heterogeneous and relevant trust models.


Trust Relationship Trust Management Policy Model Initial Trust Negotiation Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francisco Moyano
    • 1
  • Carmen Fernandez-Gago
    • 1
  • Javier Lopez
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of MalagaMalagaSpain

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