Reduction over time: Easing the burden of peer-to-peer barter relationships to facilitate mutual help

Kenji Saito, Eiichi Morino, Jun Murai

研究成果: Conference contribution

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A peer-to-peer complementary currency can be a powerful tool for promoting exchanges and building relationships for coordinated activities. i-WAT[1] is a proposed such currency usable on the Internet. It is based on the WAT System[2], a polycentric complementary currency using WAT tickets as its media of exchange: participants spontaneously issue and circulate the tickets as needed, whose values are backed up by chains of trust. i-WAT implements the tickets electronically by exchanging messages signed in OpenPGP[3]. This paper proposes an extension to the design of i-WAT to facilitate mutual help among people in need. In particular, we propose additional "reduction" tickets whose values are reduced over time. By deferring redemption of such tickets, the participants can contribute to reduce the debts of the issuers, as well as to accelerate spending. Applications of this feature include a relief to disaster-affected people. A reference implementation of i-WAT has been developed in the form of a plug-in for an XMPP[4][5] instant messaging client. We have been putting the currency system into practical use, to which the proposed feature will be added shortly.

元の言語English
ホスト出版物のタイトルProceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination, CSAC 2005, in Conjunction with ICEIS 2005
ページ28-37
ページ数10
出版物ステータスPublished - 2005
イベント2nd International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination, CSAC 2005, in Conjunction with ICEIS 2005 - Miami, FL, United States
継続期間: 2005 5 242005 5 25

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Other2nd International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination, CSAC 2005, in Conjunction with ICEIS 2005
United States
Miami, FL
期間05/5/2405/5/25

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Saito, K., Morino, E., & Murai, J. (2005). Reduction over time: Easing the burden of peer-to-peer barter relationships to facilitate mutual help. : Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination, CSAC 2005, in Conjunction with ICEIS 2005 (pp. 28-37)

Reduction over time : Easing the burden of peer-to-peer barter relationships to facilitate mutual help. / Saito, Kenji; Morino, Eiichi; Murai, Jun.

Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination, CSAC 2005, in Conjunction with ICEIS 2005. 2005. p. 28-37.

研究成果: Conference contribution

Saito, K, Morino, E & Murai, J 2005, Reduction over time: Easing the burden of peer-to-peer barter relationships to facilitate mutual help. : Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination, CSAC 2005, in Conjunction with ICEIS 2005. pp. 28-37, 2nd International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination, CSAC 2005, in Conjunction with ICEIS 2005, Miami, FL, United States, 05/5/24.
Saito K, Morino E, Murai J. Reduction over time: Easing the burden of peer-to-peer barter relationships to facilitate mutual help. : Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination, CSAC 2005, in Conjunction with ICEIS 2005. 2005. p. 28-37
Saito, Kenji ; Morino, Eiichi ; Murai, Jun. / Reduction over time : Easing the burden of peer-to-peer barter relationships to facilitate mutual help. Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination, CSAC 2005, in Conjunction with ICEIS 2005. 2005. pp. 28-37
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