Alessandro Sapienza

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In this article, we are interested in the fact that relevance and trustworthiness of information acquired by an agent X from a source F strictly depends and derives from X's trust in F with respect to the kind of information. In particular, we are interested in analyzing the relevance of F's category as indicator for its trustworthiness with respect to the(More)
Due to Internet and social media web, the world as we know it is deeply changing integrating two different aspects of the social interaction: the one that develop in the real world and the one that develop in web society. In this paper we focus on the importance of generalized knowledge (agents' categories) in order to understand how much it is crucial in(More)
We start from the claim that trust in information sources is in fact just a kind of social trust. We are interested in the fact that the relevance and the trustworthiness of the information acquired by an agent X from a source F, strictly depends and derives from the X’s trust in F with respect the kind of that information. Even if, of course, we have also(More)
We start from the claim that trust in information sources is just a kind of social trust. We are interested in the fact that the relevance and the trustworthiness of the information acquired by an agent X from a given number of sources strictly depends and derives from the X's trust on each of these sources with respect the kind of that information. In this(More)
Psychographic data contribute to health care promotion by providing a marketing tool for the health care manager. A complete knowledge of the patient populations' characteristics provides the health care manager with answers to many patient needs. Health care facilities can change or strengthen staff to meet consumer expectations thanks to the information(More)