Does someone here have enough experience with what a Group Trust Metric
is to give some background on it? It sounds interesting and may have some
applications here. http://www.advogato.org/ uses these for Trust metrics on
their site to validate news and opinions. It's explained at
http://www.advogato.org/trust-metric.html I have not heard of any
other algorithms before. I have included the conclusion below.
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The trust metric used in Advogato has a property not known in any previous trust metric: resistance to catastrophic failure in the face of a sufficiently massive attack. Instead, the number of bad nodes accepted scales linearly, and with a fairly small constant, with the number of certificates from valid accounts to bogus ones. It is also easy to compute efficiently and fairly simple to understand. As such, it should find applications in security infrastructures, as well as defining online communities, reliably excluding spammers, trolls, and other common annoyances.
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