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A trading agent built on constraint programming

Aurell, Erik and Boman, Magnus and Carlsson, Mats (2002) A trading agent built on constraint programming. In: Computing in Economics and Finance (CEF 2002), 27-29 June 2002, Aix-en-Provence, France.

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Abstract

The Trading Agent Competition (TAC) combines a fairly realistic model of the Internet commerce of the future, including shopbots and pricebots, with a challenging problem in automated reasoning and decision making. Automated trading via auctions under severe time constraints are to be con-ducted by entering autonomous agents into TAC, assuming the role of travel agents. The TAC game rules, as well as a description of the discrete op-timization problem faced by an agent that wishes to allocate goods to its clients, are described. The TAC’01 entry “006”, encapsulating a constraint programming solution, is explained in some detail.

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