Agent Based Economics

  • Gerald B. Sheblé
Part of the The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (PEPS)


This chapter describes the application of artificial life techniques (ALIFE) to the study of auction markets for electric power optimization. Artificial life techniques include: artificial neural networks (ANN), genetic algorithms (GA) and genetic programming (GP). All ALIFE techniques are based on biological models of evolution and of neurological functions.


Price Discovery Future Contract Bidding Strategy Auction Mechanism Double Auction 
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  • Gerald B. Sheblé
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  1. 1.Department of Electrical & Computer EngineeringIowa State University AmesUSA

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