Publications

To submit your TAC-related papers, please send your files in BibTeX format ( *.bib) at info@tradingagents.org. Remember to provide in the field "Keywords" one of the following values: Power TAC, TAC AA, CAT, TAC SCM and Other.

[70] Competitive Benchmarking: Lessons Learned from the Trading Agent Competition (W. Ketter, A.L. Symeonidis), In AI Magazine, 2012. [bibtex]
[69] The power trading agent competition (W. Ketter, J. Collins, P. Reddy, C. Flath, M. Weerdt), In ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2011-027-LIS, 2011. [bibtex] [pdf]
[68] Strategy and Mechanism Lessons from the First Ad Auctions Trading Agent Competition (Patrick R. Jordan, Michael P. Wellman, Guha Balakrishnan), In Eleventh ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce, 2010. [bibtex]
[67] Learning improved entertainment trading strategies for the TAC travel game (L. Julian Schvartzman, Michael P. Wellman), Chapter in Agent-Mediated Electronic Commerce: Designing Trading Strategies and Mechanisms for Electronic Markets (Esther David, Enrico Gerding, David Sarne, Onn Shehory, eds.), Springer-Verlag, volume 59, 2010. [bibtex]
[66] A particle filter for bid estimation in ad auctions with periodic ranking observations (David Pardoe, Peter Stone), In EC-10 Workshop on Trading Agent Design and Analysis, 2010. [bibtex]
[65] The 2007 TAC SCM Prediction Challenge (David Pardoe, Peter Stone), Chapter in Agent-Mediated Electronic Commerce and Trading Agent Design and Analysis (Wolfgang Ketter, Han La Poutré, Norman Sadeh, William Walsh, eds.), Springer-Verlag, volume 44, 2010. [bibtex]
[64] TacTex09: A Champion Bidding Agent for Ad Auctions (David Pardoe, Doran Chakraborty, Peter Stone), In Ninth International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 2010. [bibtex]
[63] What the 2007 TAC market design game tells us about effective auction mechanisms (Jinzhong Niu, Kai Cai, Simon Parsons, Peter McBurney, Enrico Gerding), In Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, volume 21, 2010. [bibtex]
[62] Designing the Ad Auctions game for the Trading Agent Competition (Patrick R. Jordan, Michael P. Wellman), Chapter in Agent-Mediated Electronic Commerce: Designing Trading Strategies and Mechanisms for Electronic Markets (Esther David, Enrico Gerding, David Sarne, Onn Shehory, eds.), Springer-Verlag, volume 59, 2010. [bibtex]
[61] Bidding Heuristics for Simultaneous Auctions: Lessons from TAC Travel (Amy Greenwald, Victor Naroditskiy, Seong Jae Lee), Chapter in Agent-Mediated Electronic Commerce and Trading Agent Design and Analysis (Wolfgang Ketter, Han La Poutré, Norman Sadeh, Onn Shehory, William Walsh, eds.), Springer-Verlag, volume 44, 2010. [bibtex]
[60] Pushing the limits of rational agents: The Trading Agent Competition for Supply Chain Management (John Collins, Wolfgang Ketter, Norman Sadeh), In AI Magazine, volume 31, 2010. [bibtex]
[59] Flexible decision control in an autonomous trading agent (J. Collins, W. Ketter, M. Gini), In Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, Elsevier, volume 8, 2009. [bibtex]
[58] Forecasting market prices in a supply chain game (Christopher Kiekintveld, Jason Miller, Patrick R. Jordan, Lee F. Callender, Michael P. Wellman), In Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, volume 8, 2009. [bibtex]
[57] RoxyBot-06: Stochastic Prediction and Optimization in TAC Travel (Amy Greenwald, Seong Jae Lee, Victor Naroditskiy), In Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, volume 36, 2009. [bibtex]
[56] Agent Mertacor: A robust design for dealing with uncertainty and variation in SCM environments (K.C. Chatzidimitriou, A.L. Symeonidis, I. Kontogounis, P.A. Mitkas), In Expert systems with applications, Elsevier, volume 35, 2008. [bibtex]
[55] A predictive empirical model for pricing and resource allocation decisions (Wolfgang Ketter, John Collins, Maria L. Gini, Alok Gupta, Paul Schrater), In Ninth International Conference on Electronic Commerce, 2007. [bibtex]
[54] Autonomous Bidding Agents: Strategies and Lessons from the Trading Agent Competition (Michael P. Wellman, Amy Greenwald, Peter Stone), MIT Press, 2007. [bibtex]
[53] Empirical game-theoretic analysis of the TAC supply chain game (Patrick R. Jordan, Christopher Kiekintveld, Michael P. Wellman), In Sixth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 2007. [bibtex]
[52] The CrocodileAgent: research for efficient agent-based cross-enterprise processes (V. Podobnik, A. Petric, G. Jezic), In On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems 2006: OTM 2006 Workshops, 2006. [bibtex]
[51] Learning market prices for a real-time supply chain management trading agent (David A. Burke, Kenneth N. Brown, Brahim Hnich, Armagan Tarim), In AAMAS-06 Joint Workshop on Trading Agent Design and Analysis and Agent Mediated Electronic Commerce, 2006. [bibtex]
[50] Searching for Walverine 2005 (Michael P. Wellman, Daniel M. Reeves, Kevin M. Lochner, Rahul Suri), Chapter in Agent-Mediated Electronic Commerce: Designing Trading Agents and Mechanisms, Springer, 2006. [bibtex]
[49] Empirical mechanism design: Methods, with application to a supply chain scenario (Yevgeniy Vorobeychik, Christopher Kiekintveld, Michael P. Wellman), In Seventh ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce, 2006. [bibtex]
[48] Mertacor: A successful autonomous trading agent (Panos Toulis, Dionisis Kehagias, Pericles Mitkas), In Fifth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 2006. [bibtex]
[47] TacTex-05: A Champion Supply Chain Management Agent (David Pardoe, Peter Stone), In Twenty-First National Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2006. [bibtex]
[46] Predictive Planning for Supply Chain Management (David Pardoe, Peter Stone), In Sixteenth International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling, 2006. [bibtex]
[45] Controlling a supply chain agent using value-based decomposition (Christopher Kiekintveld, Jason Miller, Patrick R. Jordan, Michael P. Wellman), In Seventh ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce, 2006. [bibtex]
[44] A Long-Term Profit Seeking Strategy for Continuous Double Auctions in a Trading Agent Competition (Dionisis Kehagias, Panos Toulis, Pericles Mitkas), In Fourth Hellenic Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2006. [bibtex]
[43] Designing a successful trading agent for supply chain management (Minghua He, Alex Rogers, Xudong Luo, Nicholas R. Jennings), In Fifth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 2006. [bibtex]
[42] Evolution of a Supply Chain Management Game for the Trading Agent Competition (Joakim Eriksson, Niclas Finne, Sverker Janson), In AI Communications, volume 19, 2006. [bibtex]
[41] CMieux: Adaptive strategies for competitive supply chain trading (Michael Benisch, Alberto Sardinha, James Andrews, Norman Sadeh), In Eighth International Conference on Electronic Commerce, 2006. [bibtex]
[40] Identifying and forecasting economic regimes in TAC SCM (Wolfgang Ketter, John Collins, Maria Gini, Alok Gupta, Paul Schrater), In IJCAI-05 Workshop on Trading Agent Design and Analysis, 2005. [bibtex]
[39] Strategic Interactions in a Supply Chain Game (Michael P. Wellman, Joshua Estelle, Satinder Singh, Yevgeniy Vorobeychik, Christopher Kiekintveld, Vishal Soni), In Computational Intelligence, volume 21, 2005. [bibtex]
[38] Walverine: A Walrasian trading agent (Shih-Fen Cheng, Evan Leung, Kevin M. Lochner, Kevin O'Malley, Daniel M. Reeves, Michael P. Wellman), In Decision Support Systems, volume 39, 2005. [bibtex]
[37] Autonomous trading agent design in the presence of tradeoffs (Ioannis A. Vetsikas, Bart Selman), In Seventh International Conference on Electronic Commerce, 2005. [bibtex]
[36] The first international trading agent competition: Autonomous bidding agents (Peter Stone, Amy Greenwald), In Electronic Commerce Research, volume 5, 2005. [bibtex]
[35] An Agent Based Architecture for Highly Competitive Electronic Markets (José Alberto R. P. Sardinha, Ruy L. Milidiú, Patrick M. Paranhos, Pedro M. Cunha, Carlos J. P. Lucena), In Eighteenth International FLAIRS Conference, 2005. [bibtex]
[34] The supply chain trading agent competition (Raghu Arunachalam, Norman M. Sadeh), In Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, volume 4, 2005. [bibtex]
[33] RedAgent-2003: An autonomous market-based supply-chain management agent (Philipp W. Keller, Félix-Olivier Duguay, Doina Precup), In Third International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 2004. [bibtex]
[32] The supply chain management game for the 2005 trading agent competition (J. Collins, Raghu Arunachalam, N.M. Sadeh, J. Eriksson, N. Finne, S. Janson), In , Carnegie-Mellon University, 2004. [bibtex] [pdf]
[31] Botticelli: A supply chain management agent (Michael Benisch, Amy Greenwald, Ioanna Grypari, Roger Lederman, Victor Naroditskiy, Michael Tschantz), In Third International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 2004. [bibtex]
[30] Price prediction in a trading agent competition (Michael P. Wellman, Daniel M. Reeves, Kevin M. Lochner, Yevgeniy Vorobeychik), In Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, volume 21, 2004. [bibtex]
[29] Value-Driven Procurement in the TAC Supply Chain Game (Christopher Kiekintveld, Michael P. Wellman, Satinder Singh, Vishal Soni), In SIGecom Exchanges, volume 4, 2004. [bibtex]
[28] Distributed Feedback Control for Decision Making on Supply Chains (Christopher Kiekintveld, Michael P. Wellman, Satinder Singh, Joshua Estelle, Yevgeniy Vorobeychik, Vishal Soni, Matthew Rudary), In Fourteenth International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling, 2004. [bibtex]
[27] RedAgent: Winner of TAC SCM 2003 (Philipp W. Keller, Félix-Olivier Duguay, Doina Precup), In SIGecom Exchanges, volume 4, 2004. [bibtex]
[26] Designing a successful trading agent: A fuzzy set approach (Minghua He, Nicholas R. Jennings), In IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, volume 12, 2004. [bibtex]
[25] Bidding under uncertainty: Theory and experiments (Amy Greenwald, Justin Boyan), In Twentieth Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence, 2004. [bibtex]
[24] HarTAC: The Harvard TAC SCM '03 agent (Rui Dong, Terry Tai, Wilfred Yeung, David C. Parkes), In AAMAS-04 Workshop on Trading Agent Design and Analysis, 2004. [bibtex]
[23] A stochastic programming approach to scheduling in TAC SCM (Michael Benisch, Amy Greenwald, Victor Naroditskiy, Michael Tschantz), In Fifth ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce, 2004. [bibtex]
[22] The 2001 Trading Agent Competition (Michael P. Wellman, Amy Greenwald, Peter Stone, Peter R. Wurman), In Electronic Markets, volume 13, 2003. [bibtex]
[21] Trading agents competing: Performance, progress, and market effectiveness (Michael P. Wellman, Shih-Fen Cheng, Daniel M. Reeves, Kevin M. Lochner), In IEEE Intelligent Systems, volume 18, 2003. [bibtex]
[20] A principled study of the design tradeoffs for autonomous trading agents (Ioannis A. Vetsikas, Bart Selman), In Second International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 2003. [bibtex]
[19] Decision-Theoretic Bidding Based on Learned Density Models in Simultaneous, Interacting Auctions (Peter Stone, Robert E. Schapire, Michael L. Littman, János A. Csirik, David McAllester), In Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, volume 19, 2003. [bibtex]
[18] TAC-03: A supply-chain trading competition (Norman Sadeh, Raghu Arunachalam, Joakim Eriksson, Niclas Finne, Sverker Janson), In AI Magazine, volume 24, 2003. [bibtex]
[17] Design of Adaptive Trading Strategy for Trading Agent Competition (Masaki Onodera, Hidenori Kawamura, Masahito Yamamoto, Koichi Kurumatani, Azuma Ohuchi), In International Technical Conference on Circuits/Systems, Computers and Communications, 2003. [bibtex]
[16] A fuzzy logic based bidding strategy for autonomous agents in continuous double auctions (Minghua He, Ho-fung Leung, Nicholas R. Jennings), In IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, volume 15, 2003. [bibtex]
[15] SouthamptonTAC: An adaptive autonomous trading agent (Minghua He, Nicholas R. Jennings), In ACM Transactions on Internet Technology, volume 3, 2003. [bibtex]
[14] The 2002 trading agent competition: An overview of agent strategies (Amy Greenwald), In AI Magazine, volume 24, 2003. [bibtex]
[13] Thalis: A Flexible Trading Agent (Maria Fasli, Nikolaos Poursanidis), Technical report, University of Essex, Department of Computer Science, 2003. [bibtex]
[12] Strategies and heuristics used by the UMBCTAC agent in the third Trading Agent Competition (Li Ding, Tim Finin, Yongmei Shi, Youyong Zou, Zhongli Ding, Rong Pan), In IJCAI-03 Workshop on Trading Agent Design and Analysis, 2003. [bibtex]
[11] PackaTAC: A Conservative Trading Agent (Erik Dahlgren), Master's thesis, Lund University, 2003. [bibtex]
[10] kavayaH: A trading agent developed for TAC-02 (Ravi Prakash Putchala, Vincent Naveen Morris, Rajesh Kazhanchi, Laxminarayanan Raman, Shashank Shekhar), Technical report, Oracle India, 2002. [bibtex]
[9] A Statistical Analysis of the Trading Agent Competition 2001 (Pier Luca Lanzi, Alessandro Strada), In SIGecom Exchanges, volume 3, 2002. [bibtex]
[8] Agent-oriented software engineering for successful TAC participation (Clemens Fritschi, Klaus Dorer), In First International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 2002. [bibtex]
[7] A trading agent built on constraint programming (Erik Aurell, Magnus Boman, Mats Carlsson, Joakim Eriksson, Niclas Finne, Sverker Janson, Per Kreuger, Lars Rasmusson), In Eighth International Conference of the Society for Computational Economics: Computing in Economics and Finance, 2002. [bibtex]
[6] Designing the market game for a trading agent competition (Michael P. Wellman, Peter R. Wurman, Kevin O'Malley, Roshan Bangera, Shou-de Lin, Daniel Reeves, William E. Walsh), In IEEE Internet Computing, volume 5, 2001. [bibtex]
[5] ATTac-2000: An adaptive autonomous bidding agent (Peter Stone, Michael L. Littman, Satinder Singh, Michael Kearns), In Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, volume 15, 2001. [bibtex]
[4] Assisted Visualization of E-Commerce Auction Agents (Christopher G. Healey, Robert St. Amant, Jiae Chang), In Graphics Interface, 2001. [bibtex]
[3] The First International Trading Agent Competition: Autonomous Bidding Agents (Amy Greenwald, Peter Stone), In IEEE Internet Computing, volume 5, 2001. [bibtex]
[2] An Autonomous Bidding Agent for Simultaneous Auctions (Nicoletta Fornara, Luca Maria Gambardella), In Fifth International Workshop on Cooperative Information Agents, 2001. [bibtex]
[1] A trading agent competition for the research community (Michael P. Wellman, Peter R. Wurman), In IJCAI-99 Workshop on Agent-Mediated Electronic Trading, 1999. [bibtex]