Distributed PeCo-Mediator: Finding partners via personal connections

Hiroaki Ogata, Atsushi Goji, Qun Jin, Yoneo Yano, Nobuko Furugori

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Abstract

In this paper, we describe the distributed PeCo-Mediator which support a user to find a partner by using personal connections (PeCo). We have already proposed PeCo-Mediator which allows members to share and use their PeCo. PeCo-Mediator is very available in some small groups. In an organizational use, however, there are some problems; (1) It is difficult a user to offer his/her ties because they are private information; (2) Since this system only supports to find some candidate partners and relationships with them, a user has to negotiate with them to get the cooperation, using the offered connection. Distributed PeCo-Mediator has the two sub-systems; PeCo-Collector for maintaining the individual PeCo in his/her own site, and PeCo-Agent for supporting the negotiation between him/her and a candidate. It improves the privacy of users and also facilitates to find a cooperative and capable partner.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)802-807
Number of pages6
JournalUnknown Journal
Volume1
Publication statusPublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Control and Systems Engineering

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