Alan L. Montgomery

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Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation Abstract: A primary tool that consumers have for comparative shopping are shopbots, which is short for shopping robots. These shopbots automatically search a large number(More)
Acknowledgements: We thank Tulin Erdem and Russ Winer for organizing the U.C. Berkeley 5 th Invitational Choice Symposium, during which time the authors discussed the ideas presented in this paper. We also thank two anonymous reviewers and Russ Winer for their comments and suggestions. ABSTRACT The authors discuss research progress and future opportunities(More)
1 Project Summary Locating information on the Internet is a leading usability problem. Often desired information exists but is difficult to find. A method for addressing this problem in the physical world is to create a community. Communities tend to be organized around individuals with similar needs and characteristics. The commonalties within a community(More)
  • Joel Steckel, Russ Winer, Randy Bucklin, Xavier Drèze, Gerald Häubl, Sandy Jap +5 others
  • 2004
In the early 21st century, firms are thinking seriously and practically about an interactive marketing paradigm— one that integrates mass scale with individual responsiveness. The focus of this paper is on how this interactive environment is changing the customer decision-making process. With the increased amount of information available , the existence of(More)
  • Param Vir, Singh bullet, Nara Youn, Yong Tan, David A Tepper, Henry B +15 others
  • 2008
This study examines whether developers learn from their experience and from interactions with peers in OSS projects. A Hidden Markov Model (HMM) is proposed that allows us to investigate (1) the extent to which OSS developers actually learn from their own experience and from interactions with peers, (2) whether a developer's abilities to learn from these(More)
We consider a supplier who must predict future orders using forecasts provided by their customers. Our goal is to improve the supplier's operations through a better understanding of the customers's forecast behavior. Unfortunately, customer forecasts cannot be used directly. They may be biased since the customer may want to mislead the supplier into(More)
  • Research Showcase, Cmu, Marcel Goic, Alan Montgomery, Marcel Goić, Alan L Montgomery
  • 2015
We study how business customers make multi-product purchase decisions and how the distributors who sell those products can make inferences about their demand functions with incomplete information. The problem is that distributors rarely observe a competitor's price directly, and must infer competitor response indirectly from their own observations about(More)