Trust and Cooperation in a Trading Society of Objective-Trust Based Agents

  title={Trust and Cooperation in a Trading Society of Objective-Trust Based Agents},
  author={Mark Witkowski and Alexander Artikis and Jeremy Pitt},
In this paper we develop a notion of “objective trust” for Software Agents, that is trust of, or between, Agents based on actual experiences between those Agents. Experiential objective trust allows Agents to make decisions about how to select other Agents when a choice has to be made. We define a mechanism for such an “objective Trust-Based Agent” (oTB-Agent), and present experimental results in a simulated trading environment based on an Intelli gent Networks (IN) scenario. The trust one… CONTINUE READING

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