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Snipers, Shills, and Sharks

eBay and Human Behavior

by Ken Steiglitz

  • 262 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic theory & philosophy,
  • Psychology,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Consumer Behavior - General,
  • E-Commerce - General,
  • Industries - Retailing,
  • Business & Economics / E-Commerce / General,
  • Economics,
  • Mathematics,
  • Economics - General,
  • Game theory,
  • Internet auctions,
  • Simulation methods

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7759224M
    ISBN 100691127131
    ISBN 109780691127132

    Peter Brown Photo by Brian Wilson Peter Brown is a renowned figure in humanistic scholarship who and Sharks book credited with the creation of a field of study called late antiquity, which focuses on the period between the classical world and the early Middle Ages. But how does eBay really work, and how does it compare to other kinds of auctions? Complete with exercises and a detailed appendix, this book is a must for sophisticated users of online auctions, and essential reading for students seeking an accessible introduction to the study of auction theory. Dan Frommer of Forbes asks Warmenhoven, who received his undergraduate degree from Princeton in electrical engineering, what he considers to be the most unusual information stored on NetApp servers. This tends to raise the price in your auction relative to mine.

    Shills instance, sniping — a common strategy of bidding only at the last minute — is in keeping with theory. This is called sniping. Ken did early work on the theory of computer networks, mathematical programming, and the theory of algorithms. Are questions like the famous traveling salesman problem truly beyond the reach of ordinary digital computers? Gunn's contributions have been recognized with the National Medal of Science, the nation's highest scientific honor; the Crafoord Prize, a rare honor in the field of astronomy; a MacArthur Foundation "genius grant"; and the Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society. He joined the Princeton faculty inthe same year he received his Ph.

    Against incremental bidders, sniping has a benefit and a cost relative to squatting. Using actual eBay bidding histories as case studies, Steiglitz chronicles the strategies people use in online auctions and explores how their behavior at times supports, but often deviates from, what is predicted by classic theory. Each sheet is only a couple of nanometers high and to nanometers wide to put this in perspective, the average human hair is about 40, nanometers wide. You benefit when incremental bidders stop at a price below their value.


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Snipers, Shills, and Sharks book

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Steiglitz offers a useful gateway for those interested in delving deeper into this topic area. He earned his doctorate in social anthropology from the University of Chicago. It will But not all of the behavior he has observed since first logging onto eBay in is so rational.

Drawing on cutting-edge economics as well as his own stories from eBay, he reveals practical auction strategies and introduces readers to the fundamentals of auction theory and the mathematics behind eBay.

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Even the occasional worry that there is nothing very valuable about our objectives does little to knock us off our stride.

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If I squat on auction A and you are sniping in auction B, our opponents think there is one fewer competitor in auction B and more opponents enter auction B than A.

Even more, he has discovered a wealth of information to advance the field of auction theory, which lies at the intersection of computer science, economics, mathematics and psychology.

And in its early days, eBay was unconventional. Also of interest: Moxley is one of the researchers who recently reported in Science they have engineered a yeast that promises to make ethanol production faster and more efficient. The Bulletin is distributed free to faculty, staff and students.

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Are questions like the famous traveling salesman problem truly beyond the reach of ordinary digital computers? Often, they go beyond the assignments in the programs they create, Steiglitz said.Snipers, Shills and Sharks, lecture by author Ken Steiglitz.

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