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Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering  2016 Vol.17 No.4 P.296-308


Intelligent negotiation model for ubiquitous group decision scenarios

Author(s):  João Carneiro, Diogo Martinho, Goreti Marreiros, Paulo Novais

Affiliation(s):  GECAD-Knowledge Engineering and Decision Support Group, Institute of Engineering, Polytechnic of Porto, Porto 4200-072, Portugal; more

Corresponding email(s):   jomrc@isep.ipp.pt

Key Words:  Group decision support systems, Ubiquitous computing, Automatic negotiation, Social networks, Multi-agent systems

João Carneiro, Diogo Martinho, Goreti Marreiros, Paulo Novais. Intelligent negotiation model for ubiquitous group decision scenarios[J]. Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering, 2016, 17(4): 296-308.

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Supporting group decision-making in ubiquitous contexts is a complex task that must deal with a large amount of factors to succeed. Here we propose an approach for an intelligent negotiation model to support the group decision-making process specifically designed for ubiquitous contexts. Our approach can be used by researchers that intend to include arguments, complex algorithms, and agents’ modeling in a negotiation model. It uses a social networking logic due to the type of communication employed by the agents and it intends to support the ubiquitous group decision-making process in a similar way to the real process, which simultaneously preserves the amount and quality of intelligence generated in face-to-face meetings. We propose a new look into this problem by considering and defining strategies to deal with important points such as the type of attributes in the multi-criterion problems, agents’ reasoning, and intelligent dialogues.




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