We design a protocol for two autonomous negotiating agents to incorporate Dung-style argumentation into an ongoing bargaining dialogue. Previous approaches considered bargaining and Dung-Style Argumentation as separated components, we show that intertwining these approaches increases the agents scope of action. In our framework the acceptance of an argument or attack uttered by self-interested agents is conditional on the acceptance by the negotiating partner. Our protocol thus enables autonomous agents to engage in a variety of human negotiation behaviours and thereby increase the agents capabilities to come to mutually satisfactory agreements.

Argumentation-based negotiation? Negotiation-based argumentation! / J. Landes, R. Buettner (LECTURE NOTES IN BUSINESS INFORMATION PROCESSING). - In: E-Commerce and Web Technologies / [a cura di] C. Huemer, P. Lops. - [s.l] : Springer, 2012. - ISBN 978-3-642-32272-3. - pp. 149-162 (( Intervento presentato al 13. convegno EC-Web tenutosi a Wien nel 2012 [10.1007/978-3-642-32273-0_13].

Argumentation-based negotiation? Negotiation-based argumentation!

J. Landes;
2012

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We design a protocol for two autonomous negotiating agents to incorporate Dung-style argumentation into an ongoing bargaining dialogue. Previous approaches considered bargaining and Dung-Style Argumentation as separated components, we show that intertwining these approaches increases the agents scope of action. In our framework the acceptance of an argument or attack uttered by self-interested agents is conditional on the acceptance by the negotiating partner. Our protocol thus enables autonomous agents to engage in a variety of human negotiation behaviours and thereby increase the agents capabilities to come to mutually satisfactory agreements.
Autonomous Agents; Dung-Style Argumentation; Multi-Agent System; Negotiation; Protocol
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