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Weak group strategy-proof and queue-efficient mechanisms for the queueing problem with multiple machines

  • Conan Mukherjee

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We first provide the complete characterization of mechanisms that satisfy weak group strategy-proofness and queue-efficiency in the multiple machine queueing problem with two agents. For any such mechanism, there can be at most one point of discontinuity in the transfer map. We then state a necessary condition for mechanisms to satisfy queue-efficiency, weak group strategy-proofness and continuity, with more than two agents. Finally, we provide a class of mechanisms that satisfy queue-efficiency, weak group strategy-proofness and continuity. Copyright Springer-Verlag 2013

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Volume (Year): 42 (2013)
Issue (Month): 1 (February)
Pages: 131-163

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