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2012 Trading Agent Competition Results

TAC-12 is now (mostly) history. The Ad Auction (AA) and Supply Chain Management (SCM) divisions had their semifinals and finals in Valencia earlier this month. Results are posted on the TAC web site. The PowerTAC finals were postponed to September. Our own Deep Maize placed first in SCM, with second place going to a strong […]

TAC-12 Coming Up

The final rounds of the 2012 Trading Agent Competition will be held in a couple of weeks: 4-5 June at the AAMAS Conference, in Valencia, Spain.

TAC-11 Coming Up

The 2011 Trading Agent Competition is around the corner.  Qualifying rounds start this month, and the final rounds will be in July in conjunction with IJCAI-11 in Barcelona.  The Call for Participation is here, and further information about the specific games is linked from there. The University of Michigan will once again be operating the […]

2010 Trading Agent Competition Results

The eleventh annual Trading Agent Competition was completed earlier this month at the ACM EC-10 conference in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  TAC-10 featured three games: the supply chain management (SCM), market design (reverse TAC, or “CAT”), and Ad Auctions (AA) games. Preliminary rounds began in June, involving 29 teams (7 in SCM, 11 in CAT, and 11 […]

2009 Trading Agent Competition Results

The tenth annual Trading Agent Competition was completed earlier this month at the IJCAI-09 conference in Pasadena, California. TAC-09 featured three games: the supply chain management, market design, and ad auction games. Preliminary rounds began in June, involving 42 teams from 14 countries.