Alice Gao

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In many settings, an effective way of evaluating objects of interest is to collect evaluations from dispersed individuals and to aggregate these evaluations together. Some examples are categorizing online content and evaluating student assignments via peer grading. For this data science problem, one challenge is to motivate participants to conduct such(More)
Much evidence has shown that prediction markets can effectively aggregate dispersed information about uncertain future events and produce remarkably accurate forecasts. However, if the market prediction will be used for decision making, a strategic participant with a vested interest in the decision outcome may manipulate the market prediction to influence(More)
  • Citation Chen, Alice Gao, Rich Goldstein, Ian A Kash, Yiling Chen, Alice Xi +3 others
  • 2011
The Harvard community has made this article openly available. Please share how this access benefits you. Your story matters. Abstract Much evidence has shown that prediction markets, when used in isolation, can effectively aggregate dispersed information about uncertain future events and produce remarkably accurate forecasts. However, if the market(More)
In recent years, many emerging problems with urban transportation system, including traffic congestion, have been direct results of the steadily increasing number of commuters in urban areas. To address these problems, many research projects have studied the behaviors of urban traffic systems, and researchers have proposed new and innovative traffic control(More)
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