31000 e-Business Trading6cp
Anti-requisite(s): 32133 e-Market Trading Technology
Recommended studies: ability to program in Java, and to work comfortably with Java documentation
This subject covers the following topics: the structure of electronic markets and their role in electronic business; an analysis of various negotiation mechanisms suitable for deployment in electronic business; take-it-or-leave-it mechanisms, auctions, bargaining (haggling) and contracts; an examination of the mechanisms being used in existing commercial electronic markets; and the design, construction and deployment of negotiation software for both electronic trading agents and electronic markets.
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