A negotiation protocol for multiple interdependent issues negotiation over energy exchange


Alam, Muddasser, Rogers, Alex and Ramchurn, Sarvapali (2011) A negotiation protocol for multiple interdependent issues negotiation over energy exchange. In, IJCAI Workshop on AI for an Intelligent Planet, Barcelona,

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We present a novel negotiation protocol to facilitate energy exchange between off-grid homes that are equipped with renewable energy generation and electricity storage. Our solution imposes additional constraints on negotiation such that it reduces a complex interdependent multi-issue problem to one that is tractable. We prove that using our protocol, agents can reach a Pareto-optimal, dominant strategy equilibrium in a decentralized and timely fashion. We empirically evaluate our approach in a realistic setting. In this case, we show that energy exchange can be useful in reducing the capacity of the energy storage devices in homes by close to 40\%

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Event Dates: July-16
Keywords: Multiagent Systems Negotiation Protocol Rules of encounter Multiissue Negotiation Interdependent multi issue negotiation
Divisions: Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering > Electronics and Computer Science > Agents, Interactions & Complexity
ePrint ID: 272479
Date Deposited: 16 Jun 2011 13:43
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 20:18
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/272479

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