Advanced Resource Connector middleware for lightweight computational Grids
2007 (English)In: Future generations computer systems, ISSN 0167-739X, no 2, 219-240 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
The popularity of virtual worlds and their increasing economic impact has created a situation where the value of trusted identification has risen substantially. We propose an identity management solution that provides the user with secure credentials and allows to decrease the required trust that the user must have towards the server running the virtual world. Additionally, the identity management system allows the virtual world to incorporate reputation information. This allows the “wisdom of the crowd” to provide more input to users about the reliability of a certain identity. We describe how to use these identities to provide secure services in the virtual world. These include secure communications, digital signatures and secure bindings to external services.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2007. no 2, 219-240 p.
identity management, virtual worlds, security, trust and reputation
Computer and Information Science
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-68749DOI: 10.1016/j.future.2006.05.008ISI: 000241137500006OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-68749DiVA: diva2:485269
QC 201201302012-01-282012-01-282012-01-30Bibliographically approved