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Near-Optimal Pricing in Near-Linear Time

By Jason D. Hartline and Vladlen Koltun


Abstract. We present efficient approximation algorithms for a number of problems that call for computing the prices that maximize the revenue of the seller on a set of items. Algorithms for such problems enable the design of auctions and related pricing mechanisms [3]. In light of the fact that the problems we address are APX-hard in general [5], we design near-linear and near-cubic time approximation schemes under the assumption that the number of distinct items for sale is constant.

Year: 2005
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