An autonomous trading agent is a complex piece of software that must operate in a competitive economic environment. We report results of an informal survey of agent design approaches among the competitors in the Trading Agent Competition for Supply Chain Management (TAC SCM).

Agent design, Agents, Chlorine compounds, Commerce, Competition, Economic environments, Intelligent agents, Software agents, Springs (components), Supply chain management, Supply chains, Technical reports, Trading agent competition
Erasmus Research Institute of Management

Collins, J, Ketter, W, & Gini, M. (2008). Architectures for agents in TAC SCM. Retrieved from