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The Trading Agent Competition
Supply Chain Management Game

Raghu Arunachalam, Norman Sadeh, Joakim Eriksson*,
Niclas Finne*, Sverker Janson*

August 2003

Also appears as
Institute for Software Research International Technical Report


Keywords: Supply chain management, trading agents, automated negotiation, planning and control

This report describes the Trading Agent Competition Supply Chain Management Game (TAC SCM). Based on this document a game server and agent-ware were developed in collaboration with the Swedish Institute of Computer Science (SICS) and can be found at This platform was used in the 2003 Trading Agent Competition held during IJCAI 2003, in Acapulco, Mexico.

20 pages

*Swedish Institute of Computer Science, SE-164 29 Kista, Sweden.

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