Introduction

  1. Cristiano Castelfranchi and
  2. Rino Falcone

Published Online: 2 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470519851.ch

Trust Theory: A Socio-Cognitive and Computational Model

Trust Theory: A Socio-Cognitive and Computational Model

How to Cite

Castelfranchi, C. and Falcone, R. (2010) Introduction, in Trust Theory: A Socio-Cognitive and Computational Model, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470519851.ch

Author Information

  1. Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies (ISTC) of the Italian National Research Council (CNR), Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2010

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Agent Technology

Book Series Editors:

  1. Michael Wooldridge

Series Editor Information

  1. University of Liverpool, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470028759

Online ISBN: 9780470519851

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Keywords:

  • autonomous agents and in Multi-Agent Systems (MAS);
  • Information and Communication Technologies (ICT);
  • Multi-Agent Systems (MAS);
  • ‘Accommodation’ attitude;
  • characteristics of trust model;
  • socio-cognitive model, analytic and explicit model - and multi-factor and multi-dimensional model of trustworthiness and trust;
  • ‘landscape’ of definitional debate and confusion;
  • trust, not only a disposition or a set of beliefs (evaluation or prediction) - but decision to rely on;
  • unification and abstraction - how and why it is possible

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Respecting and Analyzing Concepts

  • The Characteristics of Our Trust Model

  • The Structure of the Book