EC-Web 2011 - Track 6

Track 6: Agent-based E-Commerce:

Agents are computer systems situated in some environment and capable of autonomous action in order to meet their design objectives. Research on agent-based e-commerce has a vigorous tradition. However, new trends and concerns are emerging.

  • Agent Technology for E-Commerce
  • Agents in B2B and B2C E-Commerce
  • Partnership Formation and Brokering Mechanisms
  • Auctions and Automated Negotiation
  • Interaction Protocols and Mechanism Design
  • Argumentation-based Negotiation
  • Coalition Formation and Teams
  • Contracts and Contracting Issues
  • Electronic Voting and Market-Oriented Programming
  • E-Commerce Systems and Commercial Applications
  • E-Supply Chains and Virtual Organizations

Track 6: Track Chair

  • Fernando Lopes, National Research Institute, Portugal


  • Luis Botelho, Lisbon University Institute (ISCTE), Portugal
  • Alberto Fernández, University Rey Juan Carlos, Spain
  • Helder Manuel Ferreira Coelho, Instituto das Ciências da Complexidade, Portugal
  • Nicola Gatti, Politecnico of Milano, Italy
  • Massimiliano Giacomin, University of Brescia, Italy
  • Koen Hindriks, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
  • Souhila Kaci, Artois University, France
  • Paulo Leitão, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal
  • Miguel Ángel López Carmona, University of Alcalá de Henares, Spain
  • Paulo Novais, University of Minho, Portugal
  • Nir Oren, University of Aberdeen, UK
  • Alexander Pokahr, University of Hamburg, Germany
  • Alberto Sardinha, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Murat Sensoy, University of Aberdeen, UK
  • Paolo Torroni, University of Bologna, Italy
  • Laurent Vercouter, Graduate School of engineering, Saint-Étienne, France
  • Dongmo Zhang, University of Western Sydney, Australia