Now or Never: Negotiating Efficiently with Unknown or Untrusted Counterparts

@article{Mancini2016NowON,
  title={Now or Never: Negotiating Efficiently with Unknown or Untrusted Counterparts},
  author={Toni Mancini},
  journal={Fundam. Inform.},
  year={2016},
  volume={149},
  pages={61-100}
}
We define a new protocol rule, Now or Never (NoN), for bilateral negotiation processes which allows self-motivated competitive agents to efficiently carry out multi-variable negotiations with remote untrusted parties, where privacy is a major concern and agents know nothing about their opponent. By building on the geometric concepts of convexity and convex… CONTINUE READING