Investigating the Evolution of Electronic Markets

  • John Debenham
  • Simeon Simoff
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2172)


Markets evolve through ‘entrepreneurial’ intervention which is based on intuition and on timely information. An electronic market has been constructed in the laboratory as a collaborative virtual environment to identify timely entrepreneurial information for e-markets. This information is distilled from individual signals in the markets themselves and from signals observed on the Internet. Distributed, concurrent, time-constrained data mining methods are managed using business process management technology to extract timely, reliable information from this inherently unreliable environment.


Virtual World Multiagent System Entrepreneurial Activity Business Process Management Electronic Market 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John Debenham
    • 1
  • Simeon Simoff
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Information TechnologyUniversity of TechnologySydney

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