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ATAL
2006
Springer
9 years 8 months ago
Effect of deceptive referrals on system stability
We study the problem of agents attempting to find quality service providers in a distributed environment. While referrals from other agents can be used to locate high-quality prov...
Ikpeme Erete, Teddy Candale, Sandip Sen
ATAL
2006
Springer
9 years 8 months ago
On proactivity and maintenance goals
Goals are an important concept in intelligent agent systems, and can take a variety of forms. One such form is maintenance goals, which, unlike achievement goals, define states th...
Simon Duff, James Harland, John Thangarajah
ATAL
2006
Springer
9 years 8 months ago
Evaluating bidding strategies for simultaneous auctions
Bidding for multiple items or bundles on online auctions raises challenging problems. We assume that an agent has a valuation function that returns its valuation for an arbitrary ...
Teddy Candale, Sandip Sen
ATAL
2006
Springer
9 years 8 months ago
Camera-based observation of football games for analyzing multi-agent activities
This paper describes a camera-based observation system for football games that is used for the automatic analysis of football games and reasoning about multi-agent activity. The o...
Michael Beetz, Nico von Hoyningen-Huene, Jan Bando...
ATAL
2006
Springer
9 years 10 months ago
Coordination in Disaster Management and Response: A Unified Approach
Natural, technological and man-made disasters are typically followed by chaos that results from an inadequate overall response. Three separate levels of coordination are addressed ...
Myriam Abramson, William Chao, Joseph Macker, Ranj...
ATAL
2006
Springer
9 years 10 months ago
An Agent-Based Approach for Range Image Segmentation
Abstract. In this paper an agent-based segmentation approach is presented and discussed. The approach consists in the utilization of autonomous agents for the segmentation of a ran...
Smaine Mazouzi, Zahia Guessoum, Fabien Michel, Moh...
ATAL
2006
Springer
9 years 10 months ago
A Market-Pressure-Based Performance Evaluator for TAC-SCM
Abstract. This paper proposes a novel method to characterize the performance of autonomous agents in the Trading Agent Competition for Supply Chain Management (TAC-SCM). We create ...
Brett Borghetti, Eric Sodomka, Maria L. Gini, John...
ATAL
2006
Springer
9 years 10 months ago
Robust Incentive-Compatible Feedback Payments
Abstract. Online reputation mechanisms need honest feedback to function effectively. Self interested agents report the truth only when explicit rewards offset the cost of reporting...
Radu Jurca, Boi Faltings
ATAL
2006
Springer
9 years 10 months ago
A Comparison of Sequential and Simultaneous Auctions
Sequential and simultaneous auctions are two important mechanisms for buying/selling multiple objects. These two mechanisms yield different outcomes (i.e., different revenues and a...
S. Shaheen Fatima
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