Automated Negotiation Lecture 1: Introduction and Background Knowledge Introduction: Motivation Agents search & make contracts -- Through peer-to-peer negotiation or a mediated marketplace . -- Agents can be real-world parties or software agents that work on behalf of real-world parties .
Lecture 1: Introduction and Background Knowledge
S: a set on environment states
D: a set of possible decisions
R: a set of achievable results
Result is influenced by both decision and environment state.