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Negotiation through argumentation - a preliminary report

Negotiation through argumentation - a preliminary report
Negotiation through argumentation - a preliminary report
The need for negotiation in multi-agent systems stems from the requirement for agents to solve the problems posed by their interdependence on one another. Negotiation provides a solution to these problems by giving the agents the means to resolve their conflicting objectives, correct inconsistencies in their knowledge of other agents' world view, a coordinate a joint approach to domain tasks which benefits all the agents concerned. We propose a framework, based upon a system of argumentation, which permits agents to negotiate to establish acceptable ways to solve problems.
267-274
Parsons, S.D.
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Jennings, N.R.
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Parsons, S.D.
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Parsons, S.D. and Jennings, N.R. (1996) Negotiation through argumentation - a preliminary report. 2nd International Conference on Multi-Agent Systems, Kyoto, Japan. pp. 267-274 .

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The need for negotiation in multi-agent systems stems from the requirement for agents to solve the problems posed by their interdependence on one another. Negotiation provides a solution to these problems by giving the agents the means to resolve their conflicting objectives, correct inconsistencies in their knowledge of other agents' world view, a coordinate a joint approach to domain tasks which benefits all the agents concerned. We propose a framework, based upon a system of argumentation, which permits agents to negotiate to establish acceptable ways to solve problems.

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Published date: 1996
Venue - Dates: 2nd International Conference on Multi-Agent Systems, Kyoto, Japan, 1996-01-01
Organisations: Agents, Interactions & Complexity

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