A Conceptual Framework for Automated Negotiation Systems

  • Manuel Resinas
  • Pablo Fernandez
  • Rafael Corchuelo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4224)


In the last years, much work have been done in the development of techniques for automated negotiation, and, particularly, in the automated negotiation of SLAs. However, there is no work that describes how to develop advanced software systems that are able to negotiate automatically in an open environment such as the Internet. In this work, we develop a conceptual framework for automated negotiations of SLAs that serves as a starting point by identifying the elements that must be supported in those software systems. In addition, based on that conceptual framework, we report on a set of properties for automated negotiation systems that may be used to compare different proposals.


Conceptual Framework Negotiation Process World Model Argumentation Framework Negotiation Protocol 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manuel Resinas
    • 1
  • Pablo Fernandez
    • 1
  • Rafael Corchuelo
    • 1
  1. 1.ETS Ingenieria InformaticaUniversidad de SevillaSpain

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