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[1] Wu XiaonaLi BixinLi Chao,. A personalized trustworthy service selection method [J]. Journal of Southeast University (English Edition), 2013, 29 (1): 16-21. [doi:10.3969/j.issn.1003-7985.2013.01.004]

A personalized trustworthy service selection method()

Journal of Southeast University (English Edition)[ISSN:1003-7985/CN:32-1325/N]

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A personalized trustworthy service selection method
Wu XiaonaLi BixinLi Chao
School of Computer Science and Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing 210096, China
service selection trust metrics preference trustworthiness analytic hierarchy process preference ranking organization method for enrichment evaluations
A personalized trustworthy service selection method is proposed to fully express the features of trust, emphasize the importance of user preference and improve the trustworthiness of service selection. The trustworthiness of web service is defined as customized multi-dimensional trust metrics and the user preference is embodied in the weight of each trust metric. A service selection method combining AHP(analytic hierarchy process)and PROMETHEE(preference ranking organization method for enrichment evaluations)is proposed. AHP is used to determine the weights of trust metrics according to users’ preferences. Hierarchy and pairwise comparison matrices are constructed. The weights of trust metrics are derived from the highest eigenvalue and eigenvector of the matrix. PROMETHEE is introduced to obtain the final rank of candidate services. The preference functions are defined according to the inherent characteristics of the trust metrics and net outranking flows are calculated. Experimental results show that the proposed method can effectively express users’ personalized preferences for trust metrics, and the trustworthiness of service ranking and selection is efficiently improved.


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Biographies: Wu Xiaona(1985—), female, graduate; Li Bixin(corresponding author), male, doctor, professor, bx.li@seu.edu.cn.
Foundation items: The National Natural Science Foundation of China(No.60973149), the Open Funds of State Key Laboratory of Computer Science of the Chinese Academy of Sciences(No.SYSKF1110), the Doctoral Fund of Ministry of Education of China(No.20100092110022), the College Industrialization Project of Jiangsu Province(No.JHB2011-3).
Citation: Wu Xiaona, Li Bixin, Li Chao. A personalized trustworthy service selection method[J].Journal of Southeast University(English Edition), 2013, 29(1):16-21.[doi:10.3969/j.issn.1003-7985.2013.01.004]
Last Update: 2013-03-20