A Perspective on the Evolution of the International Trust Management Research Community in the Last Decade [chapter]

Theo Dimitrakos
2012 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
Year 2012 completes a decade since a research network called iTrust was established in Europe in 2002. The international research community associated with the iTrust network has been the main -albeit not the onlypredecessor of the IFIP Working Group 11.11 on Trust Management the organization behind events such as the IFIPTM conference series. Since that era, I have spent the last decade with the international research community on Trust Management serving in various facilitator and leadership
more » ... oles. The completion of a decade since the establishment of iTrust has been combined with the first time that an international conference on Trust Management takes place in India, and indeed the first time that such a conference takes place outside of the mature, developed countries of Europe, North America and Australia/Japan. This combination offers an excellent pretext for a review of how we got here: the evolution of the international research community on trust management from 2002 to 2012. This short paper is a printed version of an invited keynote in IFIPTM 2012 conference that took place in Surat, India.
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-29852-3_24 fatcat:m7rz6g2grnfcxj4zcjvk2jpo2a