An implementation of a multi-attribute negotiation protocol for E-Commerce

B. M. Balachandran, Tauhid Tayeb, Dharmendra Sharma, Masoud Mohammadian

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Abstract

Agent-mediated eCommerce (AMEC) is rapidly emerging as a new paradigm to develop distributed and intelligent eCommerce systems. Such systems are built upon the foundations of agent technology with a strong emphasis on the automated negotiation. In this paper, we address negotiation problems where agreements must resolve several different issues. We propose a one-to-many multi-attribute negotiation model based on the decision making theory. The proposed model is capable of processing agents' preferences and arriving to an optimal solution from a set of alternatives by ranking them according to the score that they achieved. We present our experimental system architecture, together with a discussion of the underlying negotiation framework. We then report on our prototype implementation using the JADE and Eclipse platform and illustrate it with an example in eCommerce. Our concluding remarks and future research are presented. © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Intelligent Decision Technologies: Proceedings of the Second KES International Symposium IDT 2010
Place of PublicationHeidelberg, Germany
PublisherSpringer
Pages133-142
Number of pages10
Volume4
ISBN (Print)9783642146152
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Event2nd International Symposium on Intelligent Decision Technologies, KES IDT 2010 - Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Duration: 28 Jul 201030 Jul 2010

Publication series

NameSmart Innovation, Systems and Technologies
PublisherSpringer Verlag
ISSN (Print)2190-3018

Conference

Conference2nd International Symposium on Intelligent Decision Technologies, KES IDT 2010
CountryUnited States
CityMaryland
Period28/07/1030/07/10

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    Balachandran, B. M., Tayeb, T., Sharma, D., & Mohammadian, M. (2010). An implementation of a multi-attribute negotiation protocol for E-Commerce. In Advances in Intelligent Decision Technologies: Proceedings of the Second KES International Symposium IDT 2010 (Vol. 4, pp. 133-142). (Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-14616-9_12