Gloria Origgi

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In this paper we want to explore the epistemological relevance and value of reputation understood as evaluative social information. Using reputation to classify and assess an agent or an item can be epistemologically useful in the absence or as is especially relevant today overabundance of information. However, in order to be and remain epistemically useful(More)
This paper proposes a new paradigm for dealing with scientific knowledge in general, and publications in particular. The paradigm aims at changing the way in which knowledge is produced, disseminated, evaluated, and consumed. A formal model is proposed and the issues of credit attribution, copyrights and licensing, which are crucial for the success of any(More)
We investigate a phenomenon which we have experienced as common when dealing with an assortment of Italian public and private institutions: people promise to exchange high quality goods and services (H), but then something goes wrong and the quality delivered is lower than promised (L). While this is perceived as ‘cheating’ by outsiders, insiders seem not(More)
Humans depend massively on communication with others, but this leaves them open to the risk of being accidentally or intentionally misinformed. We claim that humans have a suite of cognitive mechanisms for epistemic vigilance to ensure that communication remains advantageous despite this risk. Here we outline this claim and consider some of the ways in(More)
This document presents the overall architecture of the Liquid Publication integrated platform and describes all components in detail. In addition to that, it also describes LiquidPub applications. This final version not only introduces advances in the development of the platform but also a more mature understanding of the requirements and possibilities,(More)
We investigate a phenomenon which we have experienced as common when dealing with an assortment of Italian public and private institutions: people promise to exchange high quality goods and services (H), but then something goes wrong and the quality delivered is lower than promised (L). While this is perceived as ‘cheating’ by outsiders, insiders seem not(More)
Though some contemporary theories of language evolution see it as taking as its foundation the pre-evolution of theory of mind, acquisition data seem to show that the ability to pass the false belief test does not appear much before four years of age. What is more, some recent studies claim that this ability is crucially linked to the acquisition of some(More)
This deliverable is intended to provide a refined version of the design of the SKO structural model and evolution. It includes variable granularity components and relations between them (e.g. citations). It also includes considerations on evolution, search and navigation, ownership and control models. All these features are oriented towards enabling the(More)