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The Fifth Automated Negotiating Agents Competition (ANAC 2014)

  • Katsuhide Fujita
  • Reyhan Aydoğan
  • Tim Baarslag
  • Takayuki Ito
  • Catholijn Jonker
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Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 638)

Abstract

In May 2014, we organized the Fifth International Automated Negotiating Agents Competition (ANAC 2014) in conjunction with AAMAS 2014. ANAC is an international competition that challenges researchers to develop a successful automated negotiator for scenarios where there is incomplete information about the opponent. One of the goals of this competition is to help steer the research in the area of bilateral multi-issue negotiations, and to encourage the design of generic negotiating agents that are able to operate in a variety of scenarios. 21 teams from 13 different institutes competed in ANAC 2014. This chapter describes the participating agents and the setup of the tournament, including the different negotiation scenarios that were used in the competition. We report on the results of the qualifying and final round of the tournament.

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Acknowledgments

The authors would like to thank the team of masters students at Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan for their valuable help in the organization of the ANAC 2014 competition.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Katsuhide Fujita
    • 1
  • Reyhan Aydoğan
    • 2
  • Tim Baarslag
    • 3
  • Takayuki Ito
    • 4
  • Catholijn Jonker
    • 5
  1. 1.Faculty of EngineeringTokyo University of Agriculture and TechnologyTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Computer Science DepartmentÖzyeğin UniversityIstanbulTurkey
  3. 3.Agents, Interaction and Complexity Group at the University of SouthamptonSouthamptonUK
  4. 4.Techno-Business Administration (MTBA)Nagoya Institute of TechnologAichiJapan
  5. 5.Man Machine Interaction GroupDelft University of TechnologyDelftNetherlands

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