Using Reputation Systems to Cope with Trust Problems in Virtual Organizations

Marco Voss, Wolfram Wiesemann

Abstract

The concept of virtual organizations (VO) denotes a relatively new organizational approach. It should allow especially small- and medium-sized firms to rapidly cooperate by forming ad-hoc organizations in order to exploit business opportunities that would otherwise not be manageable for the participants alone. VOs will span enterprise and national boarders. This paper addresses the trust problem inherent in virtual organizations and proposes reputation systems as a solution which already proved functionality in many domains of computer science. We finally present a reputation system for VO marketplaces that pays special attention to the privacy requirements specific to this scenario.

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Voss M. and Wiesemann W. (2005). Using Reputation Systems to Cope with Trust Problems in Virtual Organizations . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Security in Information Systems - Volume 1: WOSIS, (ICEIS 2005) ISBN 972-8865-25-2, pages 186-195. DOI: 10.5220/0002573201860195


in Bibtex Style

@conference{wosis05,
author={Marco Voss and Wolfram Wiesemann},
title={Using Reputation Systems to Cope with Trust Problems in Virtual Organizations},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Security in Information Systems - Volume 1: WOSIS, (ICEIS 2005)},
year={2005},
pages={186-195},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002573201860195},
isbn={972-8865-25-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Security in Information Systems - Volume 1: WOSIS, (ICEIS 2005)
TI - Using Reputation Systems to Cope with Trust Problems in Virtual Organizations
SN - 972-8865-25-2
AU - Voss M.
AU - Wiesemann W.
PY - 2005
SP - 186
EP - 195
DO - 10.5220/0002573201860195