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ATAL
2006
Springer
9 years 10 months ago
Junta distributions and the average-case complexity of manipulating elections
Encouraging voters to truthfully reveal their preferences in an election has long been an important issue. Previous studies have shown that some voting protocols are hard to manip...
Ariel D. Procaccia, Jeffrey S. Rosenschein
ATAL
2006
Springer
9 years 10 months ago
Strategic voting when aggregating partially ordered preferences
Preferences of a single agent are often partially ordered. For example, it may be hard to compare a novel with a biography. In such a situation, the agent may want the novel and t...
Maria Silvia Pini, Francesca Rossi, Kristen Brent ...
ATAL
2006
Springer
9 years 10 months ago
A novel method for automatic strategy acquisition in N-player non-zero-sum games
We present a novel method for automatically acquiring strategies for the double auction by combining evolutionary optimization together with a principled game-theoretic analysis. ...
Steve Phelps, Marek Marcinkiewicz, Simon Parsons
ATAL
2006
Springer
9 years 10 months ago
MDPOP: faithful distributed implementation of efficient social choice problems
We model social choice problems in which self interested agents with private utility functions have to agree on values for a set of variables subject to side constraints. The goal...
Adrian Petcu, Boi Faltings, David C. Parkes
ATAL
2006
Springer
9 years 10 months ago
Towards formal model of adversarial action in multi-agent systems
Detecting and preventing the adversarial action of an agent with respect to the community of agents can be a serious issue in the design of open multi-agent systems. This task is ...
Michal Pechoucek, Jan Tozicka, Martin Rehák
ATAL
2006
Springer
9 years 10 months ago
A service-oriented language for programming mobile agents
In this paper we present Mob, a service-oriented scripting language for programming mobile agents in distributed systems. The main feature of the language is the integration of th...
Hervé Paulino, Luís M. B. Lopes
ATAL
2006
Springer
9 years 10 months ago
An ontology of social control tools
In multi-agent systems, social commitments are increasingly used to capture roles, social norms, the semantics of agent communication as well as other inter-agent dependencies. Th...
Philippe Pasquier, Roberto A. Flores, Brahim Chaib...
ATAL
2006
Springer
9 years 10 months ago
Modelling the links between social commitments and individual intentions
Social commitments have been increasingly used to model inter-agent dependencies and normative aspects of multiagent systems such as the semantics of agent communication. However,...
Philippe Pasquier, Brahim Chaib-draa
ATAL
2006
Springer
9 years 10 months ago
A model of emotions for situated agents
Emotion is an essential element of human behavior. Particularly in stressful situations such as combat, it is at least as important as rational analysis in determining a participa...
H. Van Dyke Parunak, Robert Bisson, Sven Brueckner...
ATAL
2006
Springer
9 years 10 months ago
Modeling uncertain domains with polyagents
Agent-based modeling is a powerful tool for systems modeling. Instantiating each domain entity with an agent permits us to capture many aspects of system dynamics and interactions...
H. Van Dyke Parunak, Sven Brueckner
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