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Multiagent auctions for multiple items

Houssein Ben-Ameur, Brahim Chaib-draa & Peter Kropf

Résumé Available resources can often be limited with regard to the number of demands. In this paper we propose an approach for solving this problem using the mech- anisms of multi-item auctions for allocating the re- sources to a set of software agents. We consider the re- source allocation problem as a market with vendor and buyer agents participating in a multi-item auction. The agents exhibit different acquisition capabilities which let them act differently depending on the current con- text or situation of the market. We present a model for this approach based on the English auction, and dis- cuss experimental evidence of such a model.
   
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Citation H. Ben-Ameur, et al., "Multiagent auctions for multiple items," in Autonomous Agents, Montreal, 2001, p. 33-40.
   
Type Actes de congrès (Anglais)
Nom de la conférence Autonomous Agents (Montreal)
Date de la conférence 2001
Pages 33-40