An Abstract Framework for Introducing Computational Trust Models in JADE-Based Multi-Agent Systems
Agents in open distributed systems rely on their peers to achieve their goals. In such situation, the trust management become a critical subject that must be handled. Formalizing trust as a computer concept will help agents improving the decision making process and decrease the risk of being unsatisfied. This research aims to develop a practical framework that introduce computational trust models in multi-agent systems applications. The framework presented in this paper is based on an abstract structure that handle different trust models, and provide a ready to use development tool for JADE applications.
KeywordsComputational trust Reputation Multi-Agents System JADE
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