A Formal Model for Trust in Dynamic Networks

Marco Carbone
Mogens Nielsen
Vladimiro Sassone

January 2003


We propose a formal model of trust informed by the Global Computing scenario and focusing on the aspects of trust formation, evolution, and propagation. The model is based on a novel notion of trust structures which, building on concepts from trust management and domain theory, feature at the same time a trust and an information partial order

Available as PostScript, PDF, DVI.


Last modified: 2003-06-08 by webmaster.