A Reputation System for Electronic Negotiations

Omid Tafreschil, Dominique Mählerl, Janina Fengel, Michael Rebstock, Claudia Eckertl


In this paper we present a reputation system for electronic negotiations. The proposed system facilitates trust building among business partners who interact in an ad-hoc manner with each other. The system enables market participants to rate the business performance of their partners as well as the quality of offered goods. These ratings are the basis for evaluating the trustworthiness of market participants and the quality of their goods. The ratings are aggregated using the concept of Web of Trust. This approach leads to robustness of the proposed system against malicious behavior aiming at manipulating the reputation of market participants.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Tafreschil O., Mählerl D., Fengel J., Rebstock M. and Eckertl C. (2007). A Reputation System for Electronic Negotiations . In Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Security in Information Systems - Volume 1: WOSIS, (ICEIS 2007) ISBN 978-972-8865-96-2, pages 53-62. DOI: 10.5220/0002415300530062

in Bibtex Style

author={Omid Tafreschil and Dominique Mählerl and Janina Fengel and Michael Rebstock and Claudia Eckertl},
title={A Reputation System for Electronic Negotiations},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Security in Information Systems - Volume 1: WOSIS, (ICEIS 2007)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Security in Information Systems - Volume 1: WOSIS, (ICEIS 2007)
TI - A Reputation System for Electronic Negotiations
SN - 978-972-8865-96-2
AU - Tafreschil O.
AU - Mählerl D.
AU - Fengel J.
AU - Rebstock M.
AU - Eckertl C.
PY - 2007
SP - 53
EP - 62
DO - 10.5220/0002415300530062