DOI: 10.24251/hicss.2018.231
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Abstract: The pervasiveness of smartphones has made connecting with users through proximity based mobile social networks commonplace in today's culture. Many such networks connect users by matching them based on shared interests. With ever-increasing concern for privacy, users are wary of openly sharing personal information with strangers. Several methods have addressed this privacy concern such as encryption and k-anonymity, but none address issues of eliminating third party matches, achieving relevant matches, and pro…

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