Fair Information Sharing for Treasure Hunting

@inproceedings{Chen2015FairIS,
  title={Fair Information Sharing for Treasure Hunting},
  author={Yiling Chen and Kobbi Nissim and Bo Waggoner},
  booktitle={AAAI},
  year={2015}
}
In a search task, a group of agents compete to be the first to find the solution. Each agent has different private information to incorporate into its search. This problem is inspired by settings such as scientific research, Bitcoin hash inversion, or hunting for some buried treasure. A social planner such as a funding agency, mining pool, or pirate captain might like to convince the agents to collaborate, share their information, and greatly reduce the cost of searching. However, this… CONTINUE READING

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