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Limitations on robust ratings and predictions

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Predictions are a well-studied form of ratings. Their objective nature allows a rigourous analysis. A problem is that there are attacks on prediction systems and rating systems. These attacks decrease the usefulness of the predictions. Attackers may ignore the incentives in the system, so we may not rely on these to protect ourselves. The user must block attackers, ideally before the attackers introduce too much misinformation.We formally axiomatically define robustness as the prop- erty that...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1007/978-3-319-41354-9_8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Computer Science
Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Publication date:
2016-07-02
Acceptance date:
2016-04-16
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Pubs id:
pubs:891820
URN:
uri:c9d727c7-d242-4ef5-83a4-0c6c863f2fdf
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uuid:c9d727c7-d242-4ef5-83a4-0c6c863f2fdf
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pubs:891820

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