Trust transitivity in social networks.

Article, Preprint English OPEN
Richters, Oliver; Peixoto, Tiago P.;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 6, issue 4 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC3071725, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0018384
  • Subject: Algorithms | Applied Mathematics | Social and Behavioral Sciences | Research Article | Information Technology | Mathematics | Sociology | Social Systems | Complex Systems | Computer Science | Condensed-Matter Physics | Physics | Condensed Matter - Statistical Mechanics | General Physics | Computer Science - Social and Information Networks | Social Networks | Physics - Physics and Society | Cryptography | Medicine | Computational Sociology | Computer Security | Q | R | Phase Transformation | Science | Interdisciplinary Physics | Statistical Mechanics
    arxiv: Computer Science::Cryptography and Security

Non-centralized recommendation-based decision making is a central feature of several social and technological processes, such as market dynamics, peer-to-peer file-sharing and the web of trust of digital certification. We investigate the properties of trust propagation ... View more
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