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Eliciting Expert Advice in Service-Oriented Computing

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We consider a setting where a consumer would like to elicit independent but costly reports from third-party experts about the reliability of a number of service providers. These reports can be of variable accuracy, but more accurate reports will be more costly to produce, and the consumer can fuse reports from several experts to choose the provider with the highest probability of success.We explore a number of mechanisms to address this setting, including scoring rules, and indicate the problems in obtaining both truth telling and inducing the experts to produce accurate reports. We present a partial solution to this problem, and discuss remaining challenges.

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Gerding, Enrico, Larson, Kate and Jennings, Nick (2009) Eliciting Expert Advice in Service-Oriented Computing At Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Agent-Mediated Electronic Commerce (AMEC 2009), Hungary. , pp. 29-42.

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Published date: 2009
Additional Information: Event Dates: May 12, 2009
Venue - Dates: Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Agent-Mediated Electronic Commerce (AMEC 2009), Hungary, 2009-05-12
Organisations: Agents, Interactions & Complexity

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Local EPrints ID: 267199
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/267199
PURE UUID: 2eacd7a4-0b98-46fe-9a96-3a665f29b6e8

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Date deposited: 19 Mar 2009 10:10
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:07

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Author: Enrico Gerding
Author: Kate Larson
Author: Nick Jennings

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