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WhiteDolphin: A TAC travel agent.

Vytelingum, P., Dash, R.K., Vetsikas, I.A. and Jennings, N. R. (2007) WhiteDolphin: A TAC travel agent. At AAAI Workshop on Trading Agent Design and Analysis., Canada. , pp. 36-44.

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Abstract

In this paper, we detail our WhiteDolphin agent that was designed for the Trading Agent Competition (TAC) Travel game. Specifically, we employed the multi-layered IKB framework to design our strategy, and describe the intricate cogs involved at the different layers in this complex decisionmaking process. We focus, in particular, on WhiteDolphin’s strategic behaviour when bidding in the different types of auctions involved in the game, and how the information and knowledge required to support the complex decisions made is gathered and inferred respectively. Finally, we empirically analyse our agent by considering its performance in the 2006 competition where it ranked third.

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Published date: 2007
Venue - Dates: AAAI Workshop on Trading Agent Design and Analysis., Canada, 2007-01-01
Organisations: Agents, Interactions & Complexity

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Local EPrints ID: 264229
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/264229
PURE UUID: 10a19916-755c-414d-b5b9-29c9e207bc00

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Date deposited: 22 Jun 2007
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:38

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Author: P. Vytelingum
Author: R.K. Dash
Author: I.A. Vetsikas
Author: N. R. Jennings

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