Axis 1 – Architecture for the personal cloud

Personal cloud server architectures. Based on the intuition that user control, security and privacy are key properties in the definition of trusted personal cloud solutions, our objective is to study how and to which extent technical architectural choices influence them.  

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Axis 2 – Privacy preserving administration models and enforcement

Privacy preserving administration models and enforcement. This research axis is devoted to the definition of sharing rules that are easily manageable for the individual and enforced by default (i.e., secure implementation). Complementary to the definition of sharing policies, it is mandatory to help the average user regulate the complete lifecycle…

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Axis 3 – Global query evaluation

Global query evaluation. The goal of this line of research is to provide capabilities for crossing data belonging to multiple individuals (e.g., performing statistical queries over personal data, computing queries on social graphs or organizing participatory data collection) in a fully decentralized setting while providing strong and personalized privacy guarantees.

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