A qualitative vickrey auction
Proceedings of the tenth ACM conference on Electronic commerce (EC '09)
By B. Paul Harrenstein, Mathijs M. de Weerdt, Vincent Conitzer
Issue Date:July 2009
Restricting the preferences of the agents by assuming that their utility functions linearly depend on a payment allows for the positive results of the Vickrey auction and the Vickrey-Clarke-Groves mechanism. These results, however, are limited to settings ...