# Agent-Mediated Electronic Commerce. Designing Trading Agents by A. Rogers, E. David, J. Schiff, S. Kraus, N. R. Jennings

By A. Rogers, E. David, J. Schiff, S. Kraus, N. R. Jennings (auth.), Han La Poutré, Norman M. Sadeh, Sverker Janson (eds.)

This publication constitutes the completely refereed post-proceedings of the seventh overseas Workshop on Agent-Mediated digital trade, AMEC VII 2005, held in Utrecht, Netherlands in July 2005, as a part of AAMAS 2005, and the 3rd Workshop on buying and selling Agent layout and research, TADA 2005, held in Edinburgh, united kingdom in August 2005, during the IJCAI 2005 convention meetings.

The seven revised complete AMEC 2005 papers awarded have been rigorously chosen. They deal with a mixture of either theoretical and functional matters, taking a look at behavioral and organizational dimensions of agent-mediated digital trade in addition to at complicated computational, details and system-level demanding situations. a longer model of an editorial initially provided at AMEC 2004 has additionally been integrated.

The moment a part of the e-book contains eight revised complete papers of TADA 2005 that target buying and selling agent applied sciences and mechanism layout, together with discussions of agent architectures and decision-making algorithms besides theoretical analyses and empirical reviews of agent suggestions in numerous buying and selling contexts.

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For instance, Ortega-Reichert [15] determined the equilibrium for sequential auctions for two private value objects using the first price rules. Weber [19] showed that in sequential auctions of identical objects with risk neutral bidders who hold independent private values, the expected revenue is the same for each auction. On the other hand, Milgrom and Weber [14] studied sequential auctions in an interdependent values model with affiliated5 signals. They showed that expected revenues have a tendency to drift upward.

Let μv , μc , and μs denote the mean for the value, cost and surplus respectively. Also, let νv , νc , and νs denote the variance for the value, cost, and surplus respectively. 5. 8 percent of the population. 0 [6]. S. Fatima, M. R. 5 1 2 3 4 5 Auction 6 7 8 9 Fig. 3. 5 1 2 3 4 5 Auction 6 7 8 9 Fig. 4. Revenue for a varying competition and the difference between the first and second highest order statistics is [5]: E(f n ) − E(sn ) = n ∞ −∞ [F (x)]n−1 [1 − F (x)]dx (15) We substitute these values for E(sn ) and E(f n ) − E(sn ) to find the expected revenue and the winner’s expected profit for each individual auction in a series.

Sequential auctions for the allocation of resources with complementarities. In Proceedings of the Sixteenth International Joint Conference on Artiﬁcial Intelligence (IJCAI-99), pages 527–534, 1999. 6. A. Byde, C. Preist, and N. R. Jennings. Decision procedures for multiple auctions. In Autonomous Agents & Multiagent Systems, pages 613–622, part 2. ACM press, 2002. 7. G. Cai and P. R. Wurman. Monte Carlo approximation in incomplete-information, sequential-auction games. Decision Support Systems, 39(2):153–168, 2005.