The Design and Analysis of Trading Agents
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The Dutch Flower Auctions (DFA) clear over 100,000 auctions per day, each lasting on average between 3 and 5 seconds! This semester, we'll study the mechanism through which the DFA distribute 2/3 of the world's flowers, focusing on both the sellers' and buyers' decision-making processes. More generally, we'll research ways to automate and optimize decision-making in time-critical, information-rich environments, like the DFA.
Students who obtained permission from the instructor or completed CSCI0190 or CSCI0150&CSCI0160 or CSCI0170&CSCI0180 can register for the course. CSCI1410 is a co-requisite.
This is a 1/2 credit course.