A MODEL TO RATE TRUST IN COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE

Javier Portillo-Rodriguez, Juan Pablo Soto, Aurora Vizcaino, Mario Piattini

Abstract

Communities of Practice are an important centre of knowledge exchange in which feelings such as membership or trust play a significant role since both is the basis for a suitable sharing of knowledge. However, current Communities of Practice are often “virtual” as their members may be geographically distributed. This makes it more difficult for a feeling of trust to take place. In this paper we describe a trust model designed to help software agents, which represent communities of practice members, to rate how trustworthy a knowledge source is. It is important to clarify that we also consider members as knowledge sources since, in fact, they are the most important knowledge providers.

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Portillo-Rodriguez J., Pablo Soto J., Vizcaino A. and Piattini M. (2008). A MODEL TO RATE TRUST IN COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE . In Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8111-37-1, pages 193-198. DOI: 10.5220/0001685701930198


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@conference{iceis08,
author={Javier Portillo-Rodriguez and Juan Pablo Soto and Aurora Vizcaino and Mario Piattini},
title={A MODEL TO RATE TRUST IN COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,},
year={2008},
pages={193-198},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001685701930198},
isbn={978-989-8111-37-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,
TI - A MODEL TO RATE TRUST IN COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE
SN - 978-989-8111-37-1
AU - Portillo-Rodriguez J.
AU - Pablo Soto J.
AU - Vizcaino A.
AU - Piattini M.
PY - 2008
SP - 193
EP - 198
DO - 10.5220/0001685701930198