The Beta Reputation System

  title={The Beta Reputation System},
  author={Roslan Ismail and Audun J\osang},
  booktitle={Bled eConference},
Reputation systems can be used to foster good behaviour and to encourage adherence to contracts in e-commerce. Several reputation systems have been deployed in practical applications or proposed in the literature. This paper describes a new system called the beta reputation system which is based on using beta probability density functions to combine feedback and derive reputation ratings. The advantage of the beta reputation system is flexibility and simplicity as well as its foundation on the… CONTINUE READING
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