Automated Negotiation: Can it be the next big thing?

In this article, I will try to convince you that automated negotiation can be the next big thing in AI and invite you to participate in the leading automated negotiation competition in the world (ANAC).

Automated Negotiation

We focus here in the fully automated case in which all partners are AI agents.

pip install negmas
issues = [Issue(10, "quantity"), Issue((0.0, 1.0), name="price"),
Issue(["tomorrow", "dayafter"], "delivery")]
o1 = (5, 0.5, "tomorrow")
o2 = dict(quantity=5, price=0.5, delivery="tomorrow")
seller_util = LinearUtilityAggregationFunction(
dict(
price=lambda x: x,
quantity= lambda x: 0.5 * x,
delivery= dict(tomorrow= 1.0, dayafter= 0.0)
),
weights = [1.0, 2.0, 0.5]
)

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