Exploring Trust Propagation Behaviors in Online Communities

  title={Exploring Trust Propagation Behaviors in Online Communities},
  author={Yefeng Ruan and Lina Alfantoukh and Anna Fang and Arjan Durresi},
  journal={2014 17th International Conference on Network-Based Information Systems},
Trust plays a very important role in people's real lives. As online social networking becomes more and more popular nowadays, it is urgent to use trust in online communities, like Amazon.com, Epinions.com, Facebook, Twitter and so on. Unfortunately, trust links in online communities are sparse compared with the number of pairs of users. To address this problem, computer scientists are now using trust propagation to infer trust links using existing information. However, users show different… CONTINUE READING