publication . Doctoral thesis . 2005

Examining Electronic Markets in Which Intelligent Agents Are Used for Comparison Shopping and Dynamic Pricing

Hertweck, Bryan M.;
Open Access
  • Published: 08 Sep 2005
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Electronic commerce markets are becoming increasingly popular forums for commerce. As those markets mature, buyers and sellers will both vigorously seek techniques to improve their performance. The Internet lends itself to the use of agents to work on behalf of buyers and sellers. Through simulation, this research examines different implementations of buyers' agents (shopbots) and sellers' agents (pricebots) so that buyers, sellers, and agent builders can capitalize on the evolution of e-commerce technologies. Internet markets bring price visibility to a level beyond what is observed in traditional brick-and-mortar markets. Additionally, an online seller is able...
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDSOCIETY
free text keywords: Neural Networks, Intelligent Agents, Electronic Commerce, Simulation
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