AAAI Publications, The Twenty-Sixth International FLAIRS Conference

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Intelligent Shopping Using Migrating Agents
Lianne Lee, Nandan Parameswaran

Last modified: 2013-05-19


An automated shopping framework which employs migratingagents as a means to implement today’s practices of onlineshopping is introduced. The system encompasses a newbusiness market architecture which provides support for retaileragents and migrating shopper agents, with agent communicationadhering to IEEE-FIPA specifications. The proposed systemfocuses on shopping input and protocols for the migratingshopper agent. Our experience shows that highlycommunicative migrating agents save more time in shopping ona large scale. However, migrating agents are susceptible tobackground noises that add load to the system.


Migrating agents; automated shopping; teams

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