Services Science, Engineering and Management Conference, at IBM Palisades, October 6-7

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Jim Spohrer's introduction: What tools would service scientists use?

Christof Weinhardt,  Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, "SSME for eOrganizations"

KIT is the biggest research institute in Europe

  • Established 3 to 4 years ago
  • 12 professors, 18 young professors, 115 Ph.D. candidates (e.g. working on NESSI)
  • Schools of economics and business engineering; computer science; electrical engineering; mechanical eningeering

eOrganizations? e.g. Virtual power plants

  • Project running with 10 professors and 10 research assistants and industry
  • How could we change the traditional supply chain?
  • Supply and demand rules change
  • Should be able to collaborate to get better prices through auctions and reverse auctions

Service-driven Applications; Services, components, modeling; Service substrate

Caomputer Aided Market Engineering (an integrated service engineering toolsuite)

Created Meet2Trade...

  • Idea: Knowledge-based parametric design
  • Design: Market modeling language (MML)
  • Configuraiton: ConfiguraitonMarket configurator and composer
  • Testing: Market experimental system (MES)
  • .. Agent-baed simulation environemnt
  • Introduction Operation: Market Planning and Operation intellgience (MAPOI)

Looking at how could capture emotional attributes in trades



  • Compared Belgian and California markets

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