06026383 is referenced by 282 patents and cites 3 patents.

An automated system for conducting an auction and a method for operating the system. The system comprises a plurality of bid entry terminal and a bidding information processor communicatively coupled to the bid entry terminals. Bidders at the bid entry terminals observe displayed information and enter bids accordingly. The bidding information processor and the bid entry terminals communicate and process information in order to conduct an auction. The method involves conducting an auction in which the price paid by bidders is independent of their own bids, in which participants are provided with information concerning their competitors' bids as the auction progresses, and in which the confidentiality of high values is maintained.

Title
System and method for an efficient dynamic auction for multiple objects
Application Number
8/582901
Publication Number
6026383
Application Date
January 4, 1996
Publication Date
February 15, 2000
Inventor
Lawrence M Ausubel
2920 Garfield Ter., NW. Washington, 20008
DC, US
Agent
Morgan & Finnegan L
IPC
G06F 17/60
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