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An Adaptive Reputation-based Trust Model For Intelligent Agents In E-marketplace

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dc.contributor.author You, Liangjun en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2008-04-22T02:41:15Z
dc.date.available 2008-04-22T02:41:15Z
dc.date.issued 2008-04-22T02:41:15Z
dc.date.submitted November 2007 en_US
dc.identifier.other DISS-1908 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10106/723
dc.description.abstract In the emerging Electronic Marketplace, intelligent agents that are reactive, proactive and social will become the major players. These intelligent agents will search for good deals, evaluate trading partners and eventually provide advice on or even make decisions on transactions for their principals. To this end, it is vitally important for the agents to be able to precisely estimate the trust of the business partners to make successful deals. This dissertation proposes an adaptive reputation-based trust model which can be utilized by intelligent agents in an open Electronic Marketplace, where the seller agents and buyer agents can enter and leave the market freely and the service quality and price of goods vary. The trust model is based on an agent's reputation history, witness testimony, and other weighting factors. Learning is integrated to make the trust model adaptive and robust in a dynamic environment. To verify the proposed adaptive reputation-based trust model and the significance of the constructs and factors of the model and to compare the performance of the proposed model with other models, a multi-agent system is built to simulate the interactions among these agents. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Sikora, Riyaz en_US
dc.language.iso EN en_US
dc.publisher Information Systems & Operations Management en_US
dc.title An Adaptive Reputation-based Trust Model For Intelligent Agents In E-marketplace en_US
dc.type Ph.D. en_US
dc.contributor.committeeChair Sikora, Riyaz en_US
dc.degree.department Information Systems & Operations Management en_US
dc.degree.discipline Information Systems & Operations Management en_US
dc.degree.grantor University of Texas at Arlington en_US
dc.degree.level doctoral en_US
dc.degree.name Ph.D. en_US
dc.identifier.externalLink https://www.uta.edu/ra/real/editprofile.php?onlyview=1&pid=1037
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