Online Auction Software Fundamentals
Online auction technologies are revolutionizing the way, the authors conduct business online. However, the proliferation of auction related research and the development of new auction security techniques are often limited by the uncooperative behaviour of the major online auctioneers. Due to the limited availability of quality auction data and literature on online auction software design, they have created their own online auction server to facilitate auction research. This paper describes their experiences with designing online auction software.