I am learning algorithmic game theory with the lecture notes posted by Tim Roughgarden. In lecture 5 it is proved that the problem of revenue (or profit) maximization in single-parameter environment ...
A popular game at holiday parties in North America is the white elephant gift exchange. In brief (ignoring variations) it works as follows: There are $n$ people and $n$ wrapped gifts. Players are ...
I've been reading about mechanism design and the field seems a little abstract, in that I cannot ascertain whether a certain approach towards solving games falls under mechanism design. Let me ...