Making Doodle Obsolete : Applying auction mechanisms to meeting scheduling

@inproceedings{Zhang2010MakingDO,
  title={Making Doodle Obsolete : Applying auction mechanisms to meeting scheduling},
  author={Weiqi Zhang},
  year={2010}
}
Current systems for coordinating meetings between people are easily manipulated and potentially produce suboptimal schedules. We propose and evaluate the idea of using an auction system with a virtual currency to generate better schedules between agents who list preferences over meeting times. By developing a computer-based schematic for modeling commitments, we demonstrate that an auction system provides better incentives for participants to truthfully report preferences, which leads to… CONTINUE READING
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