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Leveraging the power of the Internet for optimal supplier sourcing

David Tucker, Laurie Jones
2000 International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management  
This comparison confirms that trust is a critical component in the traditional relationship and that an understanding of the nature of trust is necessary in revealing where and how agent technology will  ...  Aims to promote an awareness in the buyer/supplier community of the potential for using intelligent software agents over the Internet for this purpose.  ...  h Degree of Goodwill Trust Time Pre-Negotiation Development Commitment Integration Decline Maximum impact of agent technology Agent technology used to establish relationships with new  ... 
doi:10.1108/09600030010326000 fatcat:tny3fpgo4nhmjge4yyfc7ytkl4

Open Negotiation Environment: An Open Source Self-Learning Decentralised Negotiation Framework for Digital Ecosystems

Luigi Telesca, Jason Finnegan, Pierfranco Ferronato, Paul Malone, Francesco Ricci, Katarina Stanoevska-Slabeva
2007 2007 Inaugural IEEE-IES Digital EcoSystems and Technologies Conference  
The process of negotiation and contracting of complex services that can be provided in a cooperative manner by member companies of the ecosystem is an essential binding element among them.  ...  The intention of this paper is to explain how the Open Negotiation Environment (ONE) will extend DES research providing sophisticated negotiations processes and supporting tools, enriched by learning and  ...  ONE supports a model of collaboration and trust based on the idea of "collaborative multi-agent systems", where agents can work and learn with other trusted agents and develop collaborative learning schemes  ... 
doi:10.1109/dest.2007.371968 fatcat:3eoc3ucfcrainath4cs7dwitfa

A Study of Integrative Bargaining Model with Argumentation-Based Negotiation

Jinsoo Park, Hamirahanim Abdul Rahman, Jihae Suh, Hazami Hussin
2019 Sustainability  
This study examines such agents, and proposes an offer strategy model of integrative negotiation for a negotiation-agent with a focus on negotiation agent-to-human interaction.  ...  More specifically, a new offer strategy was developed based on the integrative bargaining model, which emphasizes the importance of exchanging information among negotiators and multi-issue negotiation  ...  Design for an automated negotiation agent for agent-to-human negotiation is totally different from agent-to-agent negotiation.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11236832 fatcat:v6reqqrphzbjdlhstvusuuaxwa

ANTE: Agreement Negotiation in Normative and Trust-Enabled Environments [chapter]

Henrique Lopes Cardoso, Joana Urbano, Ana Paula Rocha, António J. M. Castro, Eugénio Oliveira
2012 Agreement Technologies  
The ANTE framework encompasses results of research efforts on three main agreement technology concepts, namely negotiation, normative environments and computational trust.  ...  ANTE has been conceived as a general framework with a wide range of applications in mind.  ...  The authors would also like to thank Pedro Brandão for his work on the implementation of the ANTE prototype.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-007-5583-3_32 fatcat:sj7uoubzabdddnuova57zo5ztu

Adaptive Agents in Argumentation-Based Negotiation [chapter]

Cosmin Carabelea
2002 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The models of the other agents are built and refined incrementally during negotiation; these models are then used to adapt the negotiation strategy according to other agents' desires, preferences and behavioral  ...  The paper presents a multi-agent system that comprises a society of self-interested agents that use argumentation-based negotiation to reach agreements regarding cooperation and goal satisfaction.  ...  As a result of interactions, an agent builds models of the agents with which it has negotiated.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-45982-0_10 fatcat:gebi7lm6fzhnhbyiyrpasogdi4

A Bidder Behavior Learning Intelligent System for Trust Measurement

El-Sayed M.TowfekEl-kenawy, Ali Ibraheem El-Desoky, Amany M. Sarhan
2014 International Journal of Computer Applications  
The online auctions face a serious problem of trust among the participants where users have no information about the others, and have no relations among them except the commercial transactions; this allows  ...  Search" (PRS) to improve the performance of trust measurement Keywords  ...  [17] In 2006 A new quantitative trust model for negotiation agents using argumentation was proposed to provide a secure environment for agent negotiation using multi agent systems.  ... 
doi:10.5120/15521-4225 fatcat:q3do4zfu3nfj3cj45ur3njcgji

An information-based model for trust

Carles Sierra, John Debenham
2005 Proceedings of the fourth international joint conference on Autonomous agents and multiagent systems - AAMAS '05  
In this paper we present a rich decision model for intelligent agents involved in multi issue negotiations.  ...  The model, grounded on information theory, takes into account the aspects of trust and preference to devise mechanisms to manage dialogues.  ...  In Sections 2 and 3 we motivate the need for modelling trust and preferences in the context of multiagent negotiation.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1082473.1082549 dblp:conf/atal/SierraD05 fatcat:xohvpsc54vce7ipnfprq77huui

Agents, Information and Trust [chapter]

John Debenham, Carles Sierra
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Negotiation is an information exchange process as well as a proposal exchange process. A rich decision model for intelligent agents involved in multi issue negotiations is described.  ...  Trust measures the relationship between commitment and perceived execution of contracts, and is the foundation for the confidence that an agent has in signing a contract.  ...  A Trust Model "Trust" may have different significance in different contexts. Agents build and destroy trust by the way in which they execute their contractual commitments.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11589990_67 fatcat:qdg4sottpjcstjevvrwdwmpmt4

A model of collaboration between nursing education institutions in the North West Province of South Africa

Kathleen K. Direko, Mashudu Davhana-Maselesele
2017 Curationis  
A model of collaboration was developed indicating a framework, agents, recipients, procedure, dynamics, and terminus.Conclusion: A model of collaboration was acceptable to the majority of nurse education  ...  New SANC legislation now requires a bachelor's degree for registration as professional nurse.Objectives: The aim of the study was to explore and describe perceptions of nurse educators and stakeholders  ...  Colleagues inside and outside the North West University and the country, especially at the Johns Hopkins University, are also acknowledged for reviews, advice and materials.  ... 
doi:10.4102/curationis.v40i1.1670 pmid:29041782 pmcid:PMC6091765 fatcat:h7qecdwiovcjnplrezy3axkkta

A reputation based electronic government procurement model

Hichem Klabi, Sehl Mellouli, Monia Rekik
2013 Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance - ICEGOV '13  
Using a multi-agent approach, the proposed model compares between situations where reputation is integrated along price for selecting suppliers and when it is not.  ...  This paper proposes a formal reputation model that is intended to determine the winners of an eprocurement process.  ...  [ In the paper, we propose that a government agent, before starting a negotiation, assigns for each field D i a negotiation value ranging from 0 to 1.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2591888.2591904 dblp:conf/icegov/KlabiMR13 fatcat:aemuz74i6ncmbowynwrveat2a4

A reputation based electronic government procurement model

Hichem Klabi, Sehl Mellouli, Monia Rekik
2016 Government Information Quarterly  
Using a multi-agent approach, the proposed model compares between situations where reputation is integrated along price for selecting suppliers and when it is not.  ...  This paper proposes a formal reputation model that is intended to determine the winners of an eprocurement process.  ...  [ In the paper, we propose that a government agent, before starting a negotiation, assigns for each field D i a negotiation value ranging from 0 to 1.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.giq.2016.01.001 fatcat:md23tp4vqzeo5i54lyfjl3rlbu

Web Service Negotiation Using AHP for Business Oriented Design of Service Level Agreements

Mr. R. Raju, Ms. D. Dhivya, Ms. R. Saranya, Ms. S. I. Abbinaya
2005 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTERS & TECHNOLOGY  
We put forward a trusted Negotiation Organizer(NO) structure that performs adaptive and intelligent mutual bargaining of SLAs between a service contributor and a service purchaser based on each party's  ...  The NO uses intelligent agents to conduct the negotiation locally by choosing the most suitable multi criteria decision making system known as Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP).  ...  A utilityfunction-based cost-benefit model is used to measure consumer satisfaction for a negotiation offer.  ... 
doi:10.24297/ijct.v4i2b1.3228 fatcat:qpmsoyyxynhv5hpacgb4pdpctu

A Bidder Strategy System for Online Auctions Trust Measurement

El-Sayed M. Towfek El-Kenawy, Ali Ibraheem El-Desoky, Amany M. Sarhan
2014 International Journal of Strategic Technology and Applications  
., Participants' trust more important one, this paper propose new algorithm that depends on bidder Strategy System(BSS).  ...  In this paper, we investigate trust of the online auctions one of most e-commerce fields used today, with online auctions; users could buy/sell items all over the world.  ...  Quantitative trust model for negotiation agents was proposed to provide a secure environment for agent negotiation using multi agent systems.  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijsita.2014070103 fatcat:74whajsnlfbxjknr3apx4ypwoe

Security, trust and risk in Digital Rights Management ecosystem

Zhiyong Zhang
2010 2010 International Conference on High Performance Computing & Simulation  
In order to effectively protect digital assets with copyrights against piracy and misuse, it is necessary for the contents value chain as a whole to investigate on some open issues and advances.  ...  And then, digital rights negotiation and multi-level contents verification, multi-participant trust framework, as well as the risk management, were addressed so as to uphold two generic DRM application  ...  or trusted environment. x As CP and RP are collaboratively providing contents and the corresponding licenses referred to digital rights in a DRM business model, there needs an effective negotiation-based  ... 
doi:10.1109/hpcs.2010.5547093 dblp:conf/ieeehpcs/Zhang10 fatcat:knkl3zsxubfopdjy5pq6ide3nm

Enhancing performance in industrial collaborative networks

2008 International Journal of Production Research  
A multi-agent based negotiation experiment is also introduced. .  ...  Krawczyk-Brylka and Piotrowski also focus on the negotiation problem by introducing a quantitative model of negotiations and metrics to evaluate the quality (performance and satisfaction) of negotiations  ... 
doi:10.1080/00207540701224178 fatcat:abwpil3w7zeuxpawfuuee6bhta
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