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Social Reputation in Digital Worlds 2012/2013

Reputation is used in our social communities as a tool of regulating society by circulating evaluations about people as well as things. It has been also an important tool in computer science, especially after the emergence of e-markets. In this course, reputation systems, their main use and differences will be discussed. The course also covers: examples of reputation systems on famous sites, design guidelines, and connections to the real world.

Course Objectives

After completing this course successfully, the student can:

  •  Describe the objectives and capabilities of reputation systems
  •  Analyze the pros and cons of a reputation system in its contexts
  •  Carry out theoretical, empirical, experimental, or applied research
  •  See different research opportunities
  •  Present the results 
Fig. Examples of systems that use different reputation models

Assessment Method

Students select a research topic from the introduced topics, and get 50% on the paper. Students earn the remaining 50% by first presenting and discussing the paper with the rest of the group, and second by implementing a small project (per team). A short abstract must be submitted and approved prior to writing the paper.

Material

A list of references....

Also, check our research activities regarding this topic. 

Timing & Place

  • Starting date 25th of October
  • Time: Thursday at 13:30
  • Location: A-2.2

Schedule and Notes

Notes:

- The course is given in English

- Presentations of the second assignment on 10th of January is 15 min long

- For the first paper, please submit 6-pages on the 10th of January. Paper format can be found in LNCS Paper Format

week

date

 

1

25.10.2012

Introduction to Reputation and Reputation System

2

1.11.2012

More into Reputation Systems

3

8.11.2012

Research and team assignments 1: Compare and Contrast

4

15.11.2012

Teams

Teams Assignment

5

22.11.2012

Office hours

6

29.11.2012

Presentations of research assignment 1

7

6.12.2012

Research and team assignments 2: Reputation Design

8

13-20.12.2012

Office hours

9

10.1.2013

Presentations of research assignment 2 (15min each team)

10

17.1.2013

Papers Topics
Your Assignment of the Research Topic

11

24.1.2013

Office hours

12

31.1.2013

Final Research Presentations

13

7.2.2013

Final Research Presentations

Contact

Rehab Alnemr - H-1.18