Social Capital as Engagement and Belief Revision

  title={Social Capital as Engagement and Belief Revision},
  author={Gaurav Koley and Jayati Deshmukh and Srinath Srinivasa},
Social Capital or “goodwill” is an essential ingredient of any collective activity – be it commercial, cultural or administrative activity. In online environments, several models have been pursued for recording and utilizing social capital based on signals including likes or upvotes. Such explicitly stated signals are susceptible to impulsive behavior and hyperinflation. In this paper, we develop an implicit model for social capital based on the extent of engagement generated by any participant… 

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