Fast-paced trading of multi-attribute goods

Eugene Fink, Josh Johnson, and John Hershberger

In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, pages 4280-4287, 2003.


We present an exchange system for trading complex nonstandard goods, such as used cars. We explain the representation of desirable purchases and sales, describe data structures for fast identification of matches between buyers and sellers, and give experiments on the system's performance.