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A configurable matchmaking framework for electronic marketplaces

Dumas, Marlon, Benatallah, Boualem, Russell, Nick, & Spork, Murray L. (2004) A configurable matchmaking framework for electronic marketplaces. Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, 3(1), pp. 95-106.

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Abstract

E-marketplaces constitute a major enabler of B2B and B2C e-commerce activities. This paper proposes a framework for one of the central activities of e-marketplaces: matchmaking of trading intentions lodged by market participants. The framework identifies a core set of concepts and functions that are common to all types of marketplaces and can serve as the basis for describing the distinct styles of matchmaking employed within various market mechanisms. A prototype implementation of the framework based on Web services technology is presented, illustrating its ability to be dynamically configured to meet specific market needs and its potential to serve as a foundation for more fully fledged e-marketplace frameworks.

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ID Code: 378
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Electronic Marketplace, Matchmaking
DOI: 10.1016/j.elerap.2003.09.003
ISSN: 1567-4223
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > TECHNOLOGY (100000) > COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES (100500)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2004 Elsevier
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Deposited On: 19 Jul 2006
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:06

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