Agent Based Negotiation Using Cloud – An Approach in E-Commerce

Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 248)

Abstract

’Cloud computing’ allows subscription based access to computing. It also allows storage services over Internet. Automated Negotiation is becoming an emerging, and important area in the field of Multi-Agent Systems in E-Commerce. Multi-Agent based negotiation system is necessary to increase the efficiency of E-negotiation process. Cloud computing provides security and privacy to the user data and low maintenance costs. We propose a Negotiation system using cloud. In this system, all product information and multiple agent details are stored on cloud. Both parties select their agents through cloud for negotiation. Agent acts as a negotiator. Agents have user’s details and their requirements for a particular product. Using user’s requirement, agents negotiate on some issues such as price, volume, duration, quality and so on. After completing negotiation process, agents give feedback to the user about whether negotiation is successful or not. This negotiation system is dynamic in nature and increases the agents with the increase in participating user.

Keywords

Cloud computing negotiation multi-agent E-Commerce 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amruta More
    • 1
  • Sheetal Vij
    • 1
  • Debajyoti Mukhopadhyay
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer EngineeringMaharashtra Institute of TechnologyPuneIndia
  2. 2.Department of Information TechnologyMaharashtra Institute of TechnologyPuneIndia

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