The American supermarket chain Walmart recently announced that it is using an AI chatbot to negotiate with suppliers. "This is just the beginning. Negotiation AI will become very big”, says CWI researcher Tim Baarslag, who has been working on negotiation algorithms for years.
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) is the national research institute for mathematics and computer science in the Netherlands.
CWI conducts pioneering research in mathematics and computer science and transfers new knowledge to society and business. We focus on four areas of fundamental research: Algorithms, Data & Intelligent systems, Cryptography & Security, and Quantum Computing. CWI works closely with Dutch universities through semester programmes, joint research programs and an active exchange of scientific talent.