The Power Trading Agent Competition

49 Pages Posted: 17 May 2011  

Wolfgang Ketter

University of Cologne - Institute of Energy Economics; Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management; Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM)

John Collins

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Prashant P. Reddy

Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science

Christoph M. Flath

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

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Abstract

This is the specification for the Power Trading Agent Competition for 2011 (Power TAC 2011). Agents are simulations of electrical power brokers, who must compete with each other for both power production and consumption, and manage their portfolios.

Keywords: autonomous agents, electronic commerce, energy, preferences, portfolio management, power, policy guidance, sustainability, trading agent competition

JEL Classification: L15, O32, M

Suggested Citation

Ketter, Wolfgang and Collins, John and Reddy, Prashant P. and Flath, Christoph M., The Power Trading Agent Competition. ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2011-011-LIS . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1839139

Wolfgang Ketter (Contact Author)

University of Cologne - Institute of Energy Economics ( email )

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Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management ( email )

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John Collins

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities ( email )

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Prashant P. Reddy

Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science ( email )

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Christoph M. Flath

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology ( email )

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Karlsruhe, Baden W├╝rttemberg 76131
Germany

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