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Introduction to Theme Section on Trust in Social Networks and Systems
Timothy J. Norman, Suzanne Barber, Rino Falcone, Jie Zhang
Article No.: 12
The Relevance of Categories for Trusting Information Sources
Rino Falcone, Alessandro Sapienza, Cristiano Castelfranchi
Article No.: 13
In this article, we are interested in the fact that relevance and trustworthiness of information acquired by an agent X from a source F strictly depends and derives from X's trust in F with respect to the kind of information. In particular, we are...
On Selecting Recommenders for Trust Evaluation in Online Social Networks
Wenjun Jiang, Jie Wu, Guojun Wang
Article No.: 14
Trust is a central component of social interactions among humans. Many applications motivate the consideration of trust evaluation in online social networks (OSNs). Some work has been proposed based on a trusted graph. However, it is still an open...
Chasing Offensive Conduct in Social Networks: A Reputation-Based Practical Approach for Frisber
Santiago Pina Ros, Ángel Pina Canelles, Manuel Gil Pérez, Félix Gómez Mármol, Gregorio Martínez Pérez
Article No.: 15
Social network users take advantage of anonymity to share rumors or gossip about others, making it important to provide means to report offensive conduct. This article presents a proposal to automatically manage these reports. We consider not only...
Modelling the Role of Trust in Social Relationships
Alistair G. Sutcliffe, Di Wang, Robin I. M. Dunbar
Article No.: 16
A social trust model is presented for investigating social relationships and social networks in the real world and in social media. The results demonstrate that multilevel social structures, with a few strong relationships, more medium ties, and...