Modeling privacy settings of an online social network from a game-theoretical perspective

@article{Chen2013ModelingPS,
  title={Modeling privacy settings of an online social network from a game-theoretical perspective},
  author={Jundong Chen and Matthias R. Brust and Ankunda R. Kiremire and Vir V. Phoha},
  journal={9th IEEE International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing},
  year={2013},
  pages={213-220}
}
Users of online social networks are often required to adjust their privacy settings because of frequent changes in the users' connections as well as occasional changes in the social network's privacy policy. In this paper, we specifically model the user's behavior in the disclosure of user attributes in a possible social network from a game-theoretic perspective by introducing a weighted evolutionary game. We analyze the influence of attribute importance and network topology on the user's… CONTINUE READING

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