Brokerless trust and reputation implementation for intelligent community spaces



An intelligent community spaces architecture (COMNet), which supports the activation of communities through the application of P2P network technology, is proposed. COMNet can form network communities without requiring a broker. We call this a broker-less model. In this paper, we propose a distributed trust-control technology as one of the component groups of COMNet. This technology is important to the formation of reliable network communities. We propose a few trust algorithms and two types of reputation algorithm using information from other entities as elements of distributed trust-control technology. Copyright © 2004 AEI