Market Expert Surveillance System

25 Pages Posted: 31 Oct 2008

Date Written: February 1990


MESS is an expert system to support a decision at the American StockExchange to open an investigation of insider trading. The system was developedwith three experts and extensive prototyping. MESS illustrates multiple roles for anexpert system; it contributes to decision making by seeing that all relevant factorsare considered, stimulating discussion of important criteria, and providing an audittrail for regulatory review The system also serves a training role for a position withhistorically high turnover.

Suggested Citation

Lucas Jr., Henry C., Market Expert Surveillance System (February 1990). Information Systems Working Papers Series, Vol. , pp. -, 1990. Available at SSRN:

Henry C. Lucas Jr. (Contact Author)

New York University (NYU) ( email )

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New York, NY 10003-711
United States

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