PACMAN: Personal Agent for Access Control in Social Media

Gaurav Misra, Jose Such

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Given social media users' plethora of interactions, appropriately controlling access to such information becomes a challenging task for users. Selecting the appropriate audience, even from within their own friend network, can be fraught with difficulties. PACMAN is a potential solution for this dilemma problem. It's a personal assistant agent that recommends personalized access control decisions based on the social context of any information disclosure by incorporating communities generated from the user's network structure and utilizing information in the user's profile. PACMAN provides accurate recommendations while minimizing intrusiveness.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)18-26
Publication statusPublished - 20 Nov 2017


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