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A negotiation protocol for multiple interdependent issues negotiation over energy exchange

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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\%.

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Alam, Muddasser, Rogers, Alex and Ramchurn, Sarvapali (2011) A negotiation protocol for multiple interdependent issues negotiation over energy exchange At IJCAI Workshop on AI for an Intelligent Planet. 16 Jul 2011. 6 pp.

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e-pub ahead of print date: 1 July 2011
Venue - Dates: IJCAI Workshop on AI for an Intelligent Planet, 2011-07-16 - 2011-07-16
Keywords: multiagent systems, negotiation protocol, rules of encounter, multi issue negotiation, interdependent multi issue negotiation
Organisations: Agents, Interactions & Complexity

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Local EPrints ID: 272479
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/272479
PURE UUID: 7eb82561-0145-4393-8d9a-68907ffb1578
ORCID for Sarvapali Ramchurn: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-9686-4302

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Date deposited: 16 Jun 2011 13:43
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:24

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Author: Muddasser Alam
Author: Alex Rogers
Author: Sarvapali Ramchurn ORCID iD

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