Publikation

Agent-Mediated Trading: Intelligent Agents and E-Business

Matthias Klusch

In: A. L. G. Hayzelden, R. Bourne (Hrsg.). Agent Technology Applied to Networked Systems. Kapitel 5 John Wiley & Sons 2000.

Abstrakt

Chapter five introduces the prevalent vision of agent-mediated trading on electronic marketplaces that intelligent, economically driven agents will form a rich, diverse, dynamic economic Web, and that agent-to-agent e-commerce transactions may eventually dominate the global economy in the future. Agents may facilitate advertising, matchmaking and brokering. Current application of single agent and multi-agent systems for e-commerce and business include, shopbots, agent-based virtual marketplaces and auctions. A general survey of basic key enabling techniques is presented which are needed to build such institutions of agent-mediated trading in the Internet, and examples of systems of economically rational behaving agents.

Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz
German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence