In this paper we present effects of reciprocal exchanges on trust and autonomy of peer level agents. We present models of trust and autonomy and show changes to autonomy and trust in an abstract problem domain. As social exchanges increase, average agent autonomy is increased. Autonomy and trust are more susceptible to certain number of social ties among… (More)
This paper presents a simple model of trust and autonomy and explores the role of power as social influence on trust and autonomy. We present a quantitative measure we term power homogeneity that quantifies profiles of power assignment in a group. Experimental results illustrate changes in trust and autonomy with groups at different power homogeneity. We… (More)
This paper presents the influence of norms on agent trust and autonomy. Different attributes of norms were considered that accentuate trust and attenuate autonomy. Experimental results illustrate changes in trust and autonomy with different patterns of norm adherence. We also define stability as a result of predictable agent behavior and present related… (More)
In this paper we will discuss tradeoffs between trust and autonomy. We show that benevolence play a central role in connecting these two social notions. We will show empirical results that illustrate the affinity between trust and autonomy.