Towards a Test-Bed for Trading Agents in Electronic Auction Markets

@article{RodrguezAguilar1998TowardsAT,
  title={Towards a Test-Bed for Trading Agents in Electronic Auction Markets},
  author={Juan A. Rodr{\'i}guez-Aguilar and Francisco J. Mart{\'i}n and Pablo Noriega and Pere Garcia-Calv{\'e}s and Carles Sierra},
  journal={AI Commun.},
  year={1998},
  volume={11},
  pages={5-19}
}
We present a framework for defining trading scenarios based on fish market auctions. In these scenarios, trading (buyer and seller) heterogeneous (human and software) agents of arbitrary complexity participate in auctions under a collection of standardized market conditions and are evaluated against their actual market performance. We argue that such competitive situations constitute convenient problem domains in which to study issues related with agent architectures in general and agent-based… CONTINUE READING