Faculty Advisor

Tang, Dalin


This Interactive Qualifying Project examines the process of analyzing, selecting and investing successfully in the stock market. Specifically, it focuses on the current and future impact of autonomous trading agents and their impact on investing and investment strategies. A seven week simulation was used to test the effectiveness and utility of an autonomous trading agent. This project compares the investment success of the agent, human counterparts, and the stock market as a whole.


Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

January 2004

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project


Restricted-WPI community only

Advisor Department

Mathematical Sciences