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2005
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On the Competitive Ratio of the Random Sampling Auction
We give a simple analysis of the competitive ratio of the random sampling auction from [10]. The random sampling auction was first shown to be worst-case competitive in [9] (with ...
Uriel Feige, Abraham Flaxman, Jason D. Hartline, R...
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2005
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A Framework on Compound Knowledge Push System Oriented to Organizational Employees
Organizational employees have different knowledge demands and the knowledge is compound. So how to push the right compound knowledge to the right organizational employees becomes i...
Zhi-Ping Fan, Yong Feng, Yong-Hong Sun, Bo Feng, T...
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2005
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A Simple Characterization for Truth-Revealing Single-Item Auctions
Abstract. We give a simple characterization of all single-item truthrevealing auctions under some mild (and natural) assumptions about the auctions. Our work opens up the possibili...
Kamal Jain, Aranyak Mehta, Kunal Talwar, Vijay V. ...
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2005
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Club Formation by Rational Sharing: Content, Viability and Community Structure
A sharing community prospers when participation and contribution are both high. We suggest both, while being related decisions every peer makes, should be given separate rational ...
W.-Y. Ng, D. M. Chiu, W. K. Lin
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2005
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New Algorithms for Mining the Reputation of Participants of Online Auctions
The assessment of credibility and reputation of contractors in online auctions is the key issue in providing reliable environment for customer-to-customer e-commerce. Confident re...
Mikolaj Morzy
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2005
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Economic Analysis of Networking Technologies for Rural Developing Regions
Abstract. Providing network connectivity to rural regions in the developing world is an economically challenging problem especially given the low income levels and low population d...
Shridhar Mubaraq Mishra, John Hwang, Dick Filippin...
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2005
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Price of Anarchy, Locality Gap, and a Network Service Provider Game
In this paper, we define a network service provider game. We show that the price of anarchy of the defined game can be bounded by analyzing a local search heuristic for a related...
Nikhil R. Devanur, Naveen Garg, Rohit Khandekar, V...
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2005
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A Graph-Theoretic Network Security Game
Consider a network vulnerable to viral infection. The system security software can guarantee safety only to a limited part of the network. Such limitations result from economy cos...
Marios Mavronicolas, Vicky G. Papadopoulou, Anna P...
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2005
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A Cost Mechanism for Fair Pricing of Resource Usage
We propose a simple and intuitive cost mechanism which assigns costs for the competitive usage of m resources by n selfish agents. Each agent has an individual demand; demands are...
Marios Mavronicolas, Panagiota N. Panagopoulou, Pa...
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2005
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Walrasian Equilibrium: Hardness, Approximations and Tractable Instances
We study the complexity issues for Walrasian equilibrium in a special case of combinatorial auction, called single-minded auction, in which every participant is interested in only ...
Ning Chen, Atri Rudra
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