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dc.contributor.authorKruk, Sebastian Ryszarden
dc.contributor.authorGzella, Adamen
dc.contributor.authorGrzonkowski, Slawomiren
dc.identifier.citationSebastian 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.description.abstractContemporary 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
dc.subjectIdentity managementen
dc.subjectDistributed computingen
dc.subjectSocial networkingen
dc.subject.lcshOnline social networksen
dc.titleD-FOAF - Distributed Identity Management based on Social Networksen
dc.typeDemonstration paperen
dc.contributor.funderScience Foundation Irelanden

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