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Combinatorial Auctions, an Example of Algorithm Theory in Real Life

  • Arne Andersson
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2598)

Abstract

In this article, we discuss combinatorial auctions, an interesting inter-disciplinary research field in Computer Science and Economics. In particular, we will (a) describe a set of real-world cases, (b) how to solve the associated computational problems, and (c) discuss the impact of the probability distributions chosen for benchmarking.

Keywords

Combinatorial Auction Binary Search Tree Algorithm Theory Winner Determination Winner Determination Problem 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arne Andersson
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  1. 1.Computing Science Department Information TechnologyUppsala UniversityUppsalaSweden

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