Special Issue "Trust and Privacy in Our Networked World"

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A special issue of Information (ISSN 2078-2489).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 November 2010)

Special Issue Editors

Guest Editor
Dr. Dieter M. Arnold
Albis Technologies Ltd., Albisriederstrasse 199, CH-8047 Zürich, Switzerland
Website: http://www.albistechnologies.com/
E-Mail: dieter.m.arnold@albistechnologies.com
Interests: information theory; communication theory and technology; information security

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Herman Tavani
Philosophy Department, Rivier University, 420 South Main Street, Nashua, NH 03060, USA
Website: http://www.rivier.edu/faculty/htavani/
E-Mail: htavani@rivier.edu
Interests: information and computer ethics; machine ethics; privacy; ethical aspects of bioinformatics; computational genomics; emerging technologies

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Smart networks are becoming part of our daily life. Social networks and novel infrastructure networks are all around us and promise new exciting opportunities of communication, collaboration and doing business. These new adventures come at a high price though: Our privacy.
Online privacy is one of the major concerns in todays modern society. Far too often we trade privacy for trust in order to reap the promised potential of such smart networks. Since the fundaments of rights shifted from the person to social circumstances, it is increasingly difficult to protect the privacy of individuals sharing a public space, or performing public activities.

This issue collects tutorials and original contributions in the area of trust and privacy in networks. Contributions are welcome that contain theoretical work about trust and privacy in networks as well as present practical examples from our daily life.

Dr. Dieter M. Arnold
Guest Editor

Keywords

  • metrics for and fundamental limits of entropy in networks
  • network topologies of social networks
  • distributed trust models and security protocols
  • practical example of security in infrastructure networks such as eGovernment, eHealth, and SmartGrid

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Information 2011, 2(4), 594-620; doi:10.3390/info2040594
Received: 4 August 2011; in revised form: 6 September 2011 / Accepted: 26 September 2011 / Published: 11 October 2011
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Information 2011, 2(4), 621-623; doi:10.3390/info2040621
Received: 8 October 2011; Accepted: 10 October 2011 / Published: 11 October 2011
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Information 2011, 2(2), 360-371; doi:10.3390/info2020360
Received: 5 April 2011; Accepted: 20 May 2011 / Published: 27 May 2011
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Information 2011, 2(2), 247-265; doi:10.3390/info2020247
Received: 12 February 2011; in revised form: 2 March 2011 / Accepted: 14 March 2011 / Published: 29 March 2011
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Information 2011, 2(1), 195-216; doi:10.3390/info2010195
Received: 24 December 2010; in revised form: 21 February 2011 / Accepted: 22 February 2011 / Published: 1 March 2011
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Information 2011, 2(1), 140-165; doi:10.3390/info2010140
Received: 18 November 2010; in revised form: 20 January 2011 / Accepted: 7 February 2011 / Published: 9 February 2011
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Information 2011, 2(1), 1-16; doi:10.3390/info2010001
Received: 11 November 2010; in revised form: 25 November 2010 / Accepted: 14 December 2010 / Published: 10 January 2011
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