The Fourth Automated Negotiation Competition
In May 2013, we organized the Forth International Automated Negotiating Agents Competition (ANAC 2013) in conjunction with AAMAS 2013. 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. 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.
KeywordsAutomated negotiation competition Multi-issue negotiation
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