Intelligent Agents That Make Informed Decisions

  • John Debenham
  • Elaine Lawrence
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4203)


Electronic markets with access to the Internet and the World Wide Web, are information-rich and require agents that can assimilate and use real-time information flows wisely. A new breed of “information-based” agents aims to meet this requirement. They are founded on concepts from information theory, and are designed to operate with information flows of varying and questionable integrity. These agents are part of a larger project that aims to make informed automated trading in applications such as eProcurement a reality.


Multiagent System Relative Entropy Intelligent Agent World Model Electronic Market 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John Debenham
    • 1
  • Elaine Lawrence
    • 1
  1. 1.University of TechnologySydneyAustralia

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