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Agent Based E-Market: Framework, Design, and Implementation


  • Khubaib Ahmed Qureshi

    () (Hamdard Institute of Management Sciences
    Hamdard Institute of Management Sciences)


Attempt has been made to design and develop a complete adoptive Multi Agent System pertaining to merchant brokering stage of Customer Buying Behaviour Model with the intent of appropriate framework. Intelligent agents are autonomous entity which observe and act upon an environment. In general, they are software robots and vitally used in variety of e-Business applications. This paper focuses on the discussions on electronic markets and the adoptive role, which agents can play in information transformation for automating e-market transactions. It is proposed to develop a framework for agent-based electronic markets for buyers and sellers totally with the assistance of software agents.

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  • Khubaib Ahmed Qureshi, 2009. "Agent Based E-Market: Framework, Design, and Implementation," Indus Journal of Management & Social Science (IJMSS), Department of Business Administration, vol. 3(2), pages 30-44, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:iih:journl:v:3:y:2009:i:2:p:30-44

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    Agent Oriented e-Business; Agent Oriented e-Markets; Buyer/Seller Agents; Java; Multi Agent Systems;

    JEL classification:

    • O31 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Innovation and Invention: Processes and Incentives
    • D85 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Network Formation
    • G14 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Information and Market Efficiency; Event Studies; Insider Trading
    • G24 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Investment Banking; Venture Capital; Brokerage


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