© 2001

Trust and Deception in Virtual Societies

  • Cristiano Castelfranchi
  • Yao-Hua Tan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxi
  2. Michael Bacharach, Diego Gambetta
    Pages 1-26
  3. Roger W. H. Bons, Frank Dignum, Ronald M. Lee, Yao-Hua Tan
    Pages 27-54
  4. Rino Falcone, Cristiano Castelfranchi
    Pages 55-90
  5. Rino Falcone, Cristiano Castelfranchi, Fiorella de Rosis
    Pages 91-109
  6. Qi He, Katia P. Sycara, Zhongmin Su
    Pages 139-156
  7. Andrew J. I. Jones, Babak Sadighi Firozabadi
    Pages 157-168
  8. Michael J. Prietula, Kathleen M. Carley
    Pages 169-193
  9. Hans Weigand, Willem-Jan van den Heuvel
    Pages 237-257

About this book


One of the major problems in the development of virtual societies, in particular in electronic commerce and computer-mediated interactions in organizations, is trust and deception. This book provides analyses by various researchers of the different types of trust that are needed for various tasks, such as facilitating on-line collaboration, building virtual communities and network organizations, and even the design of effective and user-friendly human-computer interfaces. The book has a multi-disciplinary character providing theoretical models of trust and deception, empirical studies, and practical solutions for creating trust in electronic commerce and multi-agent systems.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Cristiano Castelfranchi
    • 1
    • 2
  • Yao-Hua Tan
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Psychology, Division of ‘Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive and Interaction Modelling’National Research CouncilRomaItaly
  2. 2.Communication Sciences ‘Cognitive Science’University of SienaItaly
  3. 3.Erasmus University Research Institute for Decision and Information Sciences (EURIDIS) and Erasmus Center for Electronic Commerce (ECEC)RotterdamThe Netherlands

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