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Auctions and Electronic Markets [chapter]

Donna Griffin, Dirk Pesch
2009 Multiagent Systems  
Based on the used and presented classification scheme a survey of well known eMarkets is presented in the section below.  ...  In Bayesian Nash equilibrium every agent involved is assumed to share a common prior knowledge about the distribution of agent types, type ) (t F , such that for any particular game the agent profiles  ...  The field of multi agent systems investigates the process underlying distributed problem solving and designs some protocols and mechanisms involved in this process.  ... 
doi:10.5772/6611 fatcat:pd3tsrq24reu3cxghqinqmm6uy

A framework for applying intelligent agents to support electronic trading

Ting-Peng Liang, Jin-Shiang Huang
2000 Decision Support Systems  
An IA is a software program designed for performing a specific task based on its own knowledge and the message it received.  ...  In the paper, activities and structures of electronic markets are reviewed and discussed with respect to the coordination Ž . mechanism and primitive activities.  ...  The research was partially funded by a grant from National Science Council to the first author.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0167-9236(99)00098-6 fatcat:7k75rqj2ofdsrk2ybyigdkpfk4

Designing an Agent for Information Extraction from Persian E-shops

Nasrin Rasouli, Leila Abedi, Sara Ghaei
2018 TELKOMNIKA (Telecommunication Computing Electronics and Control)  
This study investigates ab out products and sellers in various web sites b ased on the conditions and user requirements through software agents which present the extracted information in the form of a  ...  In these shops, the b uyers search for their goods through key words or classifications and read the product description provided b y the sellers.  ...  Acknowledgement This paper is based on a research plan titled as designing personalized assistant agent for information extraction of the user's required data that is being proceeded affiliated to Falavarjan  ... 
doi:10.12928/telkomnika.v16i2.5943 fatcat:inndmglfdfhbfj3n3j4qvqqece

Cloud-based Auction Tower for Perishable Supply Chain Trading

Meng Cheng, Hao Luo, Ray Y. Zhong, Shulin Lan, George Q. Huang
2014 Procedia CIRP  
This study proposes a cloud-based auction tower to provide offline and online auction services for exchanging perishable products between suppliers and buyers.  ...  Product information service is designed to allow a huge kinds of perishable products to be represented and sold through the auction tower.  ...  [19] presented the Multi-Agent System for Fish Trading (MASFIT) for remote bidding in several fish markets simultaneously.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2014.10.046 fatcat:6vwb5d6mlrffjemlgu4mdd4k4y

Ontologies for supporting negotiation in e-commerce

Valentina Tamma, Steve Phelps, Ian Dickinson, Michael Wooldridge
2005 Engineering applications of artificial intelligence  
In order to support a wide variety of negotiation mechanisms, protocols are not hard-coded in the agents participating to negotiations, but are expressed in terms of a shared ontology, thus making this  ...  In this approach, agents can negotiate in any type of marketplace regardless of the negotiation mechanism in use.  ...  In order to obtain a good deal in a negotiation mechanism, the agents need to bid strategically.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.engappai.2004.11.011 fatcat:qzavk74tujcvxc2iljvwujpcbi

Towards a web services and intelligent agents-based negotiation system for B2B eCommerce

Raymond Y.K. Lau
2007 Electronic Commerce Research and Applications  
The first contribution of this paper is the exploitation of Web services and intelligent agent techniques for the design and development of a distributed service discovery and negotiation system to streamline  ...  Finally, an empirical study is conducted to evaluate our intelligent agents-based negotiation mechanism and to compare the negotiation performance of our software agents with that of their human counterparts  ...  We would also like to acknowledge Zhangxi Lin and Karl Lang, co-editors of the special issue of eCommerce Research and Applications, and three anonymous reviewers for valuable comments.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.elerap.2006.06.007 fatcat:afhmvco5xrdodaxyeir72bg22m

A Proof-Carrying Code Approach to Certificate Auction Mechanisms [chapter]

W. Bai, E. M. Tadjouddine, T. R. Payne, S. U. Guan
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
in English auction and truthful bidding is the optimal strategy in Vickrey auction for all agents.  ...  To allow for agents to deal with previously unseen protocols, we present a proof-carrying code approach using Coq wherein auction protocols can be specified and desirable properties be proven.  ...  Seemingly, Semantic Web Service Language OWL-S is a good Logic-based Language candidate to describe auction mechanisms in a machine understandable formalism.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-07602-7_4 fatcat:xu5og42e6vgnpa7tdo4jt43f6e

MANPro: mobile agent-based negotiation process for distributed intelligent manufacturing

Moonsoo Shin, Mooyoung Jung
2004 International Journal of Production Research  
This paper proposes a novel negotiation mechanism, called a mobile agent-based negotiation process (MANPro), which applies a mobile agent system to the process of information exchange.  ...  This paper examines negotiation procedures in an agent-based distributed shop floor control system (SFCS).  ...  However, it is also possible to perform bi-directional bidding as well as part-oriented bidding by involving a T-agent in a resource.  ... 
doi:10.1080/0020754032000123597 fatcat:ogyrzrckyjd5bnuysvafkpufye

A brief introduction to agent mining

Longbing Cao, Gerhard Weiss, Philip S. Yu
2012 Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems  
that synthesize multiagent technology, data mining and knowledge discovery, machine learning and other relevant techniques such as statistics and semantic web for better addressing issues that cannot  ...  In this editorial, we briefly introduce the concept of agent mining, the main areas of research, and challenges and opportunities in agent mining.  ...  Wardeh, Coenen and Bench-Capon propose a mechanism for multiagent-based classification from argumentation experience.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10458-011-9191-4 fatcat:us225ya6vnhndi6pngmv3jzqne

Online advertising: Analysis of privacy threats and protection approaches

José Estrada-Jiménez, Javier Parra-Arnau, Ana Rodríguez-Hoyos, Jordi Forné
2017 Computer Communications  
Online advertising, the pillar of the "free" content on the Web, has revolutionized the marketing business in recent years by creating a myriad of new opportunities for advertisers to reach potential customers  ...  Then, we conduct a comprehensive survey of the most relevant privacy mechanisms, and classify and compare them on the basis of their privacy guarantees and impact on the Web.  ...  Parra-Arnau is the recipient of a Juan de la Cierva postdoctoral fellowship, FJCI-2014-19703, from the MINECO.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comcom.2016.12.016 fatcat:qkct7qifnnahxd4tvlau3e6wiy

Trust in multi-agent systems

2004 Knowledge engineering review (Print)  
role of trust in multi-agent systems.  ...  Trust is a fundamental concern in large-scale open distributed systems.  ...  A multi-agent bidding context, in which a number of seller agents bid for contracts in an electronic marketplace, is chosen to exemplify the concept.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0269888904000116 fatcat:beogdyp2obba3hwqcrbip4kzwm

Exploring the Design Space of a Declarative Framework for Automated Negotiation: Initial Considerations [chapter]

Alex Muscar, Costin Bădică
2012 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
a declarative way of representing rules and constraints specific to negotiation mechanisms and strategies; (2) identifying the need of a set of basic concepts for describing negotiations that form a core  ...  In this paper we present our results on the exploration of the design space of a declarative framework for automated negotiation by: (1) identifying a minimal yet viable generic negotiation protocol and  ...  Listing 2: Declarative Negotiation Mechanism for English Auction Declarative Negotiation Mechanism We chose a rule-based representation for our DNM, which builds on our previous approach presented in  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-33409-2_28 fatcat:i6specy5ivewlpo4rx56d3p6jy

Coordinating multiagent applications on the WWW: a reference architecture

P. Ciancarini, R. Tolksdorf, F. Vitali, D. Rossi, A. Knoche
1998 IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering  
This shortcoming is being studied, and several approaches have been proposed to use the Web as a platform for programming Internet applications.  ...  To overcome this deficit, we introduce PageSpace, that is a reference architecture for designing interactive multiagent applications.  ...  The authors thank the anonymous referees for their comments.  ... 
doi:10.1109/32.685259 fatcat:vk26qe2pzja23mi33xsj7zyx3i

Information agent technology for the Internet: A survey

Matthias Klusch
2001 Data & Knowledge Engineering  
Based on a systematic classification of intelligent information agents this paper presents an overview of basic key enabling technologies needed to build such agents, and respective examples of information  ...  update their own index database, and provide a rating-based one time query answering mechanism to the user.  ...  Asynchronous bidding mechanisms mostly base on open-outcry with price changes or sealed-bid with periodic partial revelation.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0169-023x(00)00049-5 fatcat:pzgmrncj4zdi7ejszxt3d7vkp4

Standardizing Interactive Pricing for Electronic Business

Michael Schwind, Oliver Hinz, Tim Stockheim, Martin Bernhardt
2008 Electronic Markets  
We would like to thank the participating organizations, consortia members, partners and our dear colleagues for their support.  ...  A third possibility is activity-based triggers, e.g. whenever an agent makes a bid, the clearing of mechanisms that finish when no agent increases its bid within a given interval of time is classified  ...  Information regarding the identity of agents or the human/company the agent represents belongs to this category of information.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10196780802045013 fatcat:xamypl5vfzdobjp3e4yph6srl4
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