Sufficient Statistics, Utility Theory, and Mechanism Design

  • Donald G. Saari

Abstract

Risking frostbite while standing outside on a cold Evanston day during the winter of 1977, Stan Reiter introduced me to the fascinating area of mechanism design. Later, in the comfort of an office in his Center, Reiter described a related mathematical question about the composition of mappings. The motivation for his comments derived from the now standard Mount-Reiter diagram (Mount, Reiter, 1974)

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Manifold Encapsulation 

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