Trust Theme

Trust is a fundamental human behavior. It is necessary for people to function in social groups, and it forms the foundation for many of our organizations and relationships. The conference solicits original papers on any topic related to the personal, social, and economic aspects of trust. Topics of interest in this theme include (but are not limited to):

  • trust models
  • components and dimensions of trust
  • game theory and trusting behaviors
  • trust and risk
  • trust, regret, and forgiveness
  • perceptions of trustworthiness
  • trust management
  • automating trust decisions
  • attacks on trust
  • trust influences on security and privacy
  • economic drivers for trustworthy systems
  • cross-cultural differences
  • computing about trust
  • applications of trust
  • trust and economics
  • trust in e-commerce
  • reputation systems


  • Stephen Marsh (University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada)
  • Jason Nurse (University of Oxford, England)


  • Anirban Basu (KDDI R&D Laboratories, Japan)
  • Babak Esfandiari (Carleton University, Canada)
  • Nurit Gal-Oz (Sapir Academic College)
  • Chung-Wei Hang (IBM)
  • Peter Herrmann (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
  • Christian Damsgaard Jensen (Technical University of Denmark, Denmark)
  • Tim Muller (University of Oxford)
  • Masakatsu Nishigaki (Shizuoka University, Japan)
  • Mehrdad Nojoumian (Florida Atlantic University (CEECS Department), USA)
  • Nir Oren (University of Aberdeen, UK)
  • Jan-Philipp Stegh√∂fer (University of Augsburg, Germany)
  • Thomas Tran (University of Ottawa, Canada)
  • Robin Cohen (University of Waterloo)
  • Hui Fang (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)
  • Athirai Irissappane (Nanyang Technological University)
  • Yuan Liu (Northeastern University, China)
  • Tony T. Luo (Institute for Infocomm Research)
  • Timothy Norman (University of Southampton)
  • Yuqing Tang (Microsoft)
  • Neil Yorke-Smith (Delft University of Technology)

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