Trading Agent Competition (TAC)
July 19, 2011
Room 112 (CCIB)
The rise of online markets in areas as diverse as keyword auctions for sponsored search and wholesale energy markets has created a strong need for automated systems that can operate efficiently in competitive economic environments. The annual Trading Agent Competition (see provides a forum for demonstration and evaluation of such systems in a series of competitive simulation games. The 2011 tournament to be held at IJCAI in Barcelona will showcase a range of market scenarios, including supply-chain, ad auctions, exchange markets, retail electric power, and a simple but subtle lemonade stand game.