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IAMhaggler: A Negotiation Agent for Complex Environments

Williams, Colin R., Robu, Valentin, Gerding, Enrico H. and Jennings, Nicholas R., (2010) IAMhaggler: A Negotiation Agent for Complex Environments Ito, Takayuki, Zhang, Minjie, Robu, Valentin, Fatima, Shaheen and Matsuo, Tokuro (eds.) In New Trends in Agent-Based Complex Automated Negotiations. vol. 383, Springer-Verlag. 8 pp, pp. 151-158. (doi:10.1007/978-3-642-24696-8_10).

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Abstract

We describe the strategy used by our agent, IAMhaggler, which finished in third place in the 2010 Automated Negotiating Agent Competition. It uses a concession strategy to determine the utility level at which to make offers. This concession strategy uses a principled approach which considers the offers made by the opponent. It then uses a Pareto-search algorithm combined with Bayesian learning in order to generate a multi-issue offer with a specific utility as given by its concession strategy.

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Submitted date: 29 October 2010
Published date: 2010
Venue - Dates: workshop; 2009-01-01, 2010-01-01
Keywords: Automated Negotiation, Automated Negotiating Agent Competition
Organisations: Agents, Interactions & Complexity

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Local EPrints ID: 271662
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/271662
ISBN: 978-3-642-24695-1
PURE UUID: 02e5ad49-6959-46ee-846a-349b1e0bdee7

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Date deposited: 29 Oct 2010 16:15
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:40

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Author: Colin R. Williams
Author: Valentin Robu
Author: Enrico H. Gerding
Author: Nicholas R. Jennings
Editor: Takayuki Ito
Editor: Minjie Zhang
Editor: Valentin Robu
Editor: Shaheen Fatima
Editor: Tokuro Matsuo

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