Negotiation, Auctions, and Market Engineering

International Seminar, Dagstuhl Castle, Germany, November 12-17, 2006, Revised Selected Papers

  • Editors
  • Henner Gimpel
  • Nicholas R. Jennings
  • Gregory E. Kersten
  • Axel Ockenfels
  • Christof Weinhardt
Conference proceedings

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-77554-6

Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 2)

Table of contents (17 papers)

  1. Front Matter
  2. Market Engineering: A Research Agenda
    Henner Gimpel, Nicholas R. Jennings, Gregory E. Kersten, Axel Ockenfels, Christof Weinhardt
    Pages 1-15
  3. On Comparison of Mechanisms of Economic and Social Exchanges: The Times Model
    Gregory E. Kersten, Eva Chen, Dirk Neumann, Rustam Vahidov, Christof Weinhardt
    Pages 16-43
  4. On the Design of Simple Multi-unit Online Auctions
    Thomas Kittsteiner, Axel Ockenfels
    Pages 68-71
  5. MACE: A Multi-attribute Combinatorial Exchange
    Björn Schnizler
    Pages 84-100
  6. Engineering Grid Markets
    Dirk Neumann
    Pages 101-115
  7. Shaman: Software and Human Agents in Multiattribute Auctions and Negotiations
    Gregory E. Kersten, Ryszard Kowalczyk, Hsiangchu Lai, Dirk Neumann, Mohan Baruwal Chhetri
    Pages 116-149
  8. Sellers Competing for Buyers in Online Markets
    Enrico H. Gerding, Alex Rogers, Rajdeep K. Dash, Nicholas R. Jennings
    Pages 164-170
  9. Optimal Financially Constrained Bidding in Multiple Simultaneous Auctions
    Rajdeep K. Dash, Enrico H. Gerding, Nicholas R. Jennings
    Pages 190-199
  10. Bidding Strategies for Multi-object Auctions
    Shaheen S. Fatima
    Pages 200-212
  11. Cognitive Biases in Negotiation Processes
    Henner Gimpel
    Pages 213-226
  12. On the Forecast Accuracy of Sports Prediction Markets
    Stefan Luckner, Jan Schröder, Christian Slamka
    Pages 227-234
  13. Back Matter

About these proceedings


This book contains a selection of papers presented at the International Seminar "Negotiation and Market Engineering", held at Dagstuhl Castle, Germany, in November 2006.

The 17 revised full papers presented in this volume were carefully selected and reviewed after the seminar. The papers deal with the complexity of negotiations, auctions, and markets as economic, social, and IT systems. The authors give a broad overview on the major issues to be addressed and the methodologies used to approach them, covering highly interdisciplinary research from computer science, economics, business administration, and mathematics.


Auctions B2B Electronic Markets Intelligent Agents Online Markets complexity computer science e-Negotiations e-Procurement search engine marketing (SEM) service-oriented computing

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-77553-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-77554-6
  • Series Print ISSN 1865-1348
  • Series Online ISSN 1865-1356