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A Matlab toolbox for optimization over symmetric cones
This paper describes how to work with SeDuMi, an add-on for MATLAB, which lets you solve optimization problems with linear, quadratic and semidefiniteness constraints by exploiting sparsity.
The Self-Fulfilling Property of Trust: An Experimental Study
A person is said to be ‘trust responsive’ if she fulfils trust because she believes the truster trusts her. The experiment we report was designed to test for trust responsiveness and its robustness…
Is Trust Self-Fulfilling? An Experimental Study
A person is said to be `trust responsive` if she fulfils trust because she believes the truster trusts her. The experiment we report was designed to test for trust responsiveness and its robustness…
The cyber trust tension in E-government: Balancing identity, privacy, security
- W. Dutton, Gerardo A. Guerra, D. J. Zizzo, M. Peltu
- Computer Science, Political ScienceInf. Polity
- 1 April 2005
This paper argues that at the heart of debates about cyber trust in e-government is a 'trust tension' between the need to collect data on individuals as the basis for providing services and fears about the inappropriate use of personal information gathered, stored, and analysed using ICTs.
Economics of Trust in the Information Economy: Issues of Identity, Privacy and Security
This paper discusses some of the major issues surrounding trust in e-commerce, by first defining the concept of trust before identifying and examining some trust-enhancing strategies, products and…
Certification Disclosure and Informational Efficiency: A Case for Ordered Ranking of Levels
- Gerardo A. Guerra
- Computer Science
- 1 January 2001
This paper shows that a monopolistic certifying party can have incentives to disclose revealing information about the agent he is certifying, using a three-person game-theoretic model and a disclosure in the form of ordered ranking of levels is predicted.
Crowding Out Trust: The Adverse Effect of Verification: An Experiment
- Gerardo A. Guerra
- 1 April 2002
Through an experiment this study investigates the effects that verification has on honest traders. This paper demonstrates that by reducing the scope for trust verification can have a negative effect…
of Trust in the Information Economy: Issues of Identity, Privacy and Security *
This paper has been jointly prepared for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) by the BREB and OII of the University of Oxford. The lead role was taken by Gerardo A.…