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D-FOAF - Distributed Identity Management based on Social Networks

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dc.contributor.author Kruk, Sebastian Ryszard en
dc.contributor.author Gzella, Adam en
dc.contributor.author Grzonkowski, Slawomir en
dc.date.accessioned 2010-01-22T12:25:16Z en
dc.date.available 2010-01-22T12:25:16Z en
dc.date.issued 2006 en
dc.identifier.citation Sebastian Ryszard Kruk, Adam Gzella, Slawomir Grzonkowski "D-FOAF - Distributed Identity Management based on Social Networks", Demo and Poster Proceedings of the 3rd European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC2006), 2006. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10379/633 en
dc.description.abstract Contemporary Web consists of more than just information, it provides a large number of services, which often require identi¿cation of it¿s users. Since distributed or shared identi¿cation systems are not yet widely adopted many users have to maintain a large number of different credentials for different services. Furhermore current authorisation systems require strict centralisation of the authorisation procedure. Although the feature of enabling user¿s friends or good friends of a friends to access user resources would be beneficial for services and business on the Web, it is not usually offered by existing systems. In this article we present D-FOAF, a distributed identity management system that utilizes social networks. We show how information inherent in social networks can be utilised to provide community driven access rights delegation and distributed authorisation. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject Identity management en
dc.subject Distributed computing en
dc.subject Social networking en
dc.subject.lcsh Cyberinfrastructure en
dc.subject.lcsh Online social networks en
dc.title D-FOAF - Distributed Identity Management based on Social Networks en
dc.type Demonstration paper en
dc.description.peer-reviewed peer-reviewed en
dc.contributor.funder Science Foundation Ireland en

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