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Fredrick Herz, Jonathan M Smith, David C Parkes: Location enhanced information delivery system. Pinpoint Incorporated, Melvin A Hunn, May 27, 2003: US06571279 (1038 worldwide citation)

The Location Enhanced Information Deliver System Architecture (LEIA) customizes the information that is displayed to an information recipient based on optimizing a match between information purveyors, such as advertisers, and the information recipients who are local to an information delivery system ...


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Frederick S M Herz, Walter Paul Labys, David C Parkes, Sampath Kannan, Jason M Eisner: Secure data interchange. Pinpoint Incorporated, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, December 8, 2009: US07630986 (730 worldwide citation)

A system for exchanging data includes a communication system, a first and a second party connected to the communication system, wherein each party has personal data, and each party has a disclosure policy to control dissemination of its data, and a secure intermediate party connected to the communic ...


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David C Parkes, Michael O Rabin, Stuart M Shieber, Christopher A Thorpe: Practical secrecy-preserving, verifiably correct and trustworthy auctions. President and Fellows of Harvard College, Lando & Anastasi, September 20, 2011: US08024274 (6 worldwide citation)

A system and method for conducting verifiably correct auctions that preserves the secrecy of the bids while providing for verifiable correctness and trustworthiness of the auction is disclosed. Some of the elements of the method and apparatus are that the auction operator accepts all bids submitted ...


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Tuomas Sandholm, David L Levine, David C Parkes, Subhash Suri, Vincent Conitzer, Robert L Shields, Yuri Smirnov: Bid modification based on logical connections between trigger groups in a combinatorial exchange. CombineNet, The Webb Law Firm, May 29, 2012: US08190489 (4 worldwide citation)

In a combinatorial exchange, rules can be input for processing bids and a desired exchange objective can be defined. A subset of the rules can be used to determine if an allocation of the bids exists that is optimal for the type of exchange being conducted. If the desired exchange objective is not s ...


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Tuomas Sandholm, David C Parkes, Craig E Boutilier, Subhash Suri, Jason J Brown, Luc H Mercier: System and method for payment reconciliation against expressive contracts. CombineNet, The Webb Law Firm, July 23, 2013: US08494935 (4 worldwide citation)

In a computer-implemented method of conducting expressive payment reconciliation, a purchase transaction is stored in a computer storage accessible to a processor. The processor identifies a contract against which the purchase transaction is made and a first payment amount for the purchase transacti ...


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Tuomas Sandholm, David L Levine, David C Parkes, Subhash Suri, Vincent Conitzer, Robert L Shields, Yuri Smirnov: Method and apparatus for conducting a dynamic exchange. CombineNet, The Webb Law Firm, August 18, 2009: US07577589 (2 worldwide citation)

In a combinatorial exchange, a set of rules can be input for processing of bids received in connection with the exchange. At least one bid can be received from each of a plurality of exchange participants and a desired exchange objective can be defined. A determination can be made as a function of a ...


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Craig E Boutilier, George L Nemhauser, David C Parkes, Tuomas Sandholm, Robert L Shields Jr, William E Walsh: Automated channel abstraction for advertising auctions. CombineNet, The Webb Law Firm, August 20, 2013: US08515814 (2 worldwide citation)

In a computer-implemented method of determining an abstraction of a plurality of differentiated goods available for exchange, data regarding each differentiated good is stored in a computer storage, wherein the data regarding each differentiated good includes an attribute value assigned to at least ...


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Tuomas Sandholm, David L Levine, David C Parkes, Subhash Suri, Vincent Conitzer, Robert L Shields, Yuri Smirnov: Items ratio based price/discount adjustment in a combinatorial auction. CombineNet, The Webb Law Firm, June 5, 2012: US08195524 (1 worldwide citation)

In a combinatorial exchange, rules can be input for processing bids and a desired exchange objective can be defined. A subset of the rules can be used to determine if an allocation of the bids exists that is optimal for the type of exchange being conducted. If the desired exchange objective is not s ...


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Tuomas Sandholm, David C Parkes, Craig E Boutilier, Subhash Suri, Jason J Brown, Luc H Mercier: System and method for contract execution against expressive contracts. SciQuest, The Webb Law Firm, May 20, 2014: US08732047 (1 worldwide citation)

In a computer-implemented method of contract execution, data about contracts is stored in a computer storage accessible to a processor of a computer along with data about a procurement plan and data about a purchase request that includes information about a first quantity of at least one good or ser ...


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David C Parkes, Marta Eso, Jayant R Kalagnanam: Method for computing payment discounts to achieve budget-balance in exchanges. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, May 19, 2009: US07536337 (1 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method for computing payment discounts awarded to winning agents in an exchange, the method comprising including a Vickrey discount to each of the winning agent as the difference between available surplus with all agents present minus available surplus without the winning agent, and c ...