ATTac-2000: an adaptive autonomous bidding agent

  title={ATTac-2000: an adaptive autonomous bidding agent},
  author={Peter Stone and Michael L. Littman and Satinder Singh and Michael Kearns},
  booktitle={International Conference on Autonomous Agents},
The First Trading Agent Competition (TAC) was held from June 22 to July 8, 2000. TAC was designed to create a benchmark problem in the complex domain of e-marketplaces and to motivate researchers to apply unique approaches to a common task. This paper describes \attac, the first-place finisher in TAC. \attac\ uses a principled bidding strategy that includes several elements of {adaptivity\/}. In addition to the success at the competition, isolated empirical results are presented indicating the… 

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