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Table 2 Excerpt of the hierarchical component taxonomy with descriptions

From: Reusable components for online reputation systems

Primarycomponentclass Secondarycomponent class Component term Subset Description
  credibility/propagation propagation discount   Discount referrals alongtrust chains
   subjective reliability property similarity Discount based onsimilarity of personalproperties
    rating similarity Discount referrals basedon similarity of ratingstoward other agents
weighting reliability   Explicit Discount based on explicitreputation information likereferrals or certificates
   objective reliability Implicit Discount based on implicitreputation information likeprofile age, number ofreferrals or position
  rating value asymmetric rating   Strongly discount positiveratings compared tonegative ratings (eventsensitive)