TitleAn information based model for trust
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsDebenham J., Sierra C
EditorF. Dignum etal.
Conference NameFifth International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent systems (AAMAS-05)
PublisherACM Press
Pagination497 - 504

In this paper we present a rich decision model for intelligent agents involved in multi issue negotiations. The model, grounded on information theory, takes into account the aspects of trust and preference to devise mechanisms to manage dialogues. The model supports the design of agents that aim to take ‘informed decisions’ taking into account that which they have actually observed