UMBC ebiquity


Status: Past project

Project Description:
Travel Agent Game in Agentcities (TAGA) is an agent framework for simulating the global travel market on the Web. It extends and enhances the original TAC system [Wellman 99] to work in an Agentcities environment of FIPA compliant agents.

Start Date: October 2002

End Date: August 2005

Principal Investigator:
Youyong Zou

Harry Chen
Li Ding

Tags: multiagent system, fipa, semantic web, trading agent, auction, ecommerce


There are 3 associated publications:  Hide the list...

2 Refereed Publications


1. Youyong Zou et al., "Using Semantic web technology in Multi-Agent systems: a case study in the TAGA Trading agent environment", InProceedings, Proceeding of the 5th International Conference on Electronic Commerce, September 2003, 3204 downloads.

2. Li Ding et al., "Strategies and heuristics used by the UMBCTAC agent in the third Trading Agent Competition", InProceedings, Workshop on Trading Agent Design and Analysis, held in conjunction with the Eighteenth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, August 2003, 2365 downloads.

1 Non-Refereed Publication


1. Li Ding et al., "UMBCTAC: A Balanced Bidding Agent", TechReport, UMBC Technical Report TR-02-15, December 2002, 3673 downloads.


There are 4 associated resources:  Hide the list...

1. Agents and Web Services, Presentation.

2. DAML, Web Site.

3. F-OWL, Web Site.

4. TAGA, Web Site.


Research Areas:
 Language technology
 Multi-Agent Systems
 Semantic Web