Supporting the actors in an electronic market place

  • John Debenham


An electronic market has been constructed in an on-going collaborative research project between a university and a software house.The way in which actors (buyers, sellers and others) use the market wi be influenced by the information available to them, including information drawn from outside the immediate market environment. In this experiment, data mining and filtering techniques are used to distil both individual signals drawn from the markets and signals from the Internet into meaningful advice for the actors. The goal of this experiment is first to learn how actors will use the advice available to them, and second how the market will evolve through entrepreneurial intervention. In this electronic market a multiagent process management system is used to manage all market transactions including those that drive the market evolutionary process.


Business Process Multiagent System User Agent Market Transaction Electronic Market 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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