Agent Technology: Computing as Interaction
A Roadmap for Agent Based Computing
Michael Luck, Peter McBurney, Onn Shehory, Steve Willmott and the AgentLink Community
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Trust and Reputation
Trends and Drivers
Michael Luck, Peter McBurney, Onn Shehory and Steven Willmott
© September 2005, AgentLink III
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This roadmap has been prepared as part of the activities of AgentLink III, the European Coordination
Action for Agent-Based Computing (IST-FP6-002006CA). It is a collaborative effort, involving numerous
contributors listed at the end of the report. We are grateful to all who contributed, including those not
Neither the editors, authors, contributors, nor reviewers accept any responsibility for loss or damage
arising from the use of information contained in this report.
Special thanks go to Catherine Atherton, Roxana Belecheanu, Rebecca Earl, Adele Maggs, Steve
Munroe and Serena Raffi n, who all contributed in essential ways to the production of this document.
The cover was produced by Serena Raffi n, based on an original design by Magdalena Koralewska.
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