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PreferenceNet: Encoding Human Preferences in Auction Design with Deep Learning

  title={PreferenceNet: Encoding Human Preferences in Auction Design with Deep Learning},
  author={Neehar Peri and Michael J. Curry and Samuel Dooley and John P. Dickerson},
The design of optimal auctions is a problem of interest in economics, game theory and computer science. Despite decades of effort, strategyproof, revenue-maximizing auction designs are still not known outside of restricted settings. However, recent methods using deep learning have shown some success in approximating optimal auctions, recovering several known solutions and outperforming strong baselines when optimal auctions are not known. In addition to maximizing revenue, auction mechanisms… Expand

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