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Combinatorial auctions for electronic business

Narahari, Y and Dayama, Pankaj (2005) Combinatorial auctions for electronic business. In: Sadhana, 30 (2 & 3). pp. 179-211.

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Abstract

Combinatorial auctions (CAs) have recently generated significant interest as an automated mechanism for buying and selling bundles ofgoods. They are proving to be extremely useful in numerous e-business applications such as e-selling, e-procurement, e-logistics, and B2B exchanges. In this article, we introduce combinatorial auctions and bring out important issues in the design of combinatorial auctions. We also highlight important contributions in current research in this area. This survey emphasizes combinatorial auctions as applied to electronic business situations.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright for this article belongs to Indian Academy of Sciences.
Keywords: e-Business;combinatorial auctions;Vickrey-Clarke-Groves mechanisms;winner determination problem;bidding languages;multi-unit combinatorial auctions
Department/Centre: Division of Electrical Sciences > Computer Science & Automation (Formerly, School of Automation)
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2005
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:19
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/3538

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