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Principles of automated negotiation / Shaheed Fatima, Sarit Kraus, Michael Wooldridge.

By: Fatima, Shaheen.
Contributor(s): Kraus, Sarit | Wooldridge, Michael.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2015Description: xxi, 269 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781107002548 (hardback).Subject(s): Negotiation in business | Negotiation | Informatics and Computer Science July2015 January2016DDC classification: 658.4052
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: List of illustrations; Preface; Summary of key notation; 1. Introduction; 2. Games in normal form; 3. Games in extensive form; 4. Negotiation domains; 5. Strategic analysis of single-issue negotiation; 6. Strategic analysis of multi-issue negotiation; 7. The negotiation agenda; 8. Multilateral negotiations; 9. Heuristic approaches; 10. Man-machine negotiations; 11. Axiomatic analysis of negotiation; 12. Applications; 13. Related topics; 14. Concluding remarks; Appendix A. Proofs; References; Index.
Summary: "With an increasing number of applications in the context of multiagent systems, automated negotiation is a rapidly growing area. Written by top researchers in the field, this state-of-the-art treatment of the subject explores key issues involved in the design of negotiating agents, covering strategic, heuristic, and axiomatic approaches. The authors discuss the potential benefits of automated negotiation as well as the unique challenges it poses for computer scientists and for researchers in artificial intelligence. They also consider possible applications and give readers a feel for the types of domains where automated negotiation is already being deployed. This book is ideal for graduate students and researchers in computer science who are interested in multiagent systems. It will also appeal to negotiation researchers from disciplines such as management and business studies, psychology and economics"--
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Index : p. 267-269.

Bibliography : p. 246-266.

Machine generated contents note: List of illustrations; Preface; Summary of key notation; 1. Introduction; 2. Games in normal form; 3. Games in extensive form; 4. Negotiation domains; 5. Strategic analysis of single-issue negotiation; 6. Strategic analysis of multi-issue negotiation; 7. The negotiation agenda; 8. Multilateral negotiations; 9. Heuristic approaches; 10. Man-machine negotiations; 11. Axiomatic analysis of negotiation; 12. Applications; 13. Related topics; 14. Concluding remarks; Appendix A. Proofs; References; Index.

"With an increasing number of applications in the context of multiagent systems, automated negotiation is a rapidly growing area. Written by top researchers in the field, this state-of-the-art treatment of the subject explores key issues involved in the design of negotiating agents, covering strategic, heuristic, and axiomatic approaches. The authors discuss the potential benefits of automated negotiation as well as the unique challenges it poses for computer scientists and for researchers in artificial intelligence. They also consider possible applications and give readers a feel for the types of domains where automated negotiation is already being deployed. This book is ideal for graduate students and researchers in computer science who are interested in multiagent systems. It will also appeal to negotiation researchers from disciplines such as management and business studies, psychology and economics"--

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