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The Automated Negotiating Agents Competition 2014

The Automated Negotiating Agents Competition (ANAC) 2014 was held on May 8, 2014, with the final results being announced during the AAMAS 2014 conference. The total rewards for the winners of the competition consisted of €1000.

ANAC is an annual competition. For more information on how to participate, please see our ANAC website.

ANAC uses Genius, a negotiation environment for negotiating agents, to run and analyze the competition.

ANAC 2014 Winner

The Nagoya Institute of Technology team was the winner in both Social Category and Individual Category and was awarded €600 in total.

For a report of the results, please refer to the ANAC 2014 website for the final results of the competition. The ANAC 2014 winners were awarded with a certificate and €300 and €200 for place 1 and 2 respectively, and in two separate categories: Social Category (Most Social Agent) and Individual Category (Best Performing Agent).


The overall results of the teams of ANAC 2014, and the winner: Agent M by Nagoya Institute of Technology


The award for the winner of the Individual Category: Agent M by Nagoya Institute of Technology. The ANAC 2014 winners in both categories were awarded with a certificate and €300 and €200 for place 1 and 2 respectively.

The winners in the Social Category were as follows:

1. Makoto Niimi of Nagoya Institute of Technology for their negotiation strategy "Agent M".

2. Dave de Jonge and Carles Sierra of IIIA-CSIC for their negotiation strategy "Gangster".


The winners in the Individual Category were as follows:

1. Makoto Niimi of Nagoya Institute of Technology for their negotiation strategy "Agent M".

2. Eden Shalom Ere and Inon Zuckerman of Ariel University for their negotiation strategy "DoNA".


A big thank you to all participating teams, the teams' representatives at AAMAS 2014, the organizers of ACAN 2014 and AAMAS 2014 and the sponsors: Xelvin and Makoto Lab Inc.

Organization team: Dr. Reyhan Aydogan, Tim Baarslag, Dr. Katsuhide Fujita, Prof. Dr. Takayuki Ito, Prof. Dr. Catholijn Jonker.

Local organization team: Dr. Katsuhide Fujita and Prof. Dr. Takayuki Ito.

The proud sponsors of ANAC 2014