College Admissions and the Stability of Marriage


Gale and Shapley focused on a common problem faced by colleges based on their usual admissions procedure—namely, how to admit the ideal number of best-qualified applicants based on a specific quota without knowing precisely how many admitted applicants will accept. For example, the authors note the college may not know whether the applicant has applied… (More)
DOI: 10.4169/amer.math.monthly.120.05.386



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