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Alan S Fisher, Samuel Jerrold Kaplan: Method and system for processing and transmitting electronic auction information. Onsale, Adam H Crosby Heafey Roach & May Tachner, November 10, 1998: US05835896 (1013 worldwide citation)

A system and method for conducting a multi-person, interactive auction, in a variety of formats, without using a human auctioneer to conduct the auction. The system is preferably implemented in software. The system allows a group of bidders to interactively place bids over a computer or communicatio ...


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Alan S Fisher, Samuel Jerrold Kaplan: Method and system for processing and transmitting electronic auction information. Onsale, Adam H Tachner, Crosby Heafey Roach & May, June 5, 2001: US06243691 (452 worldwide citation)

A system and method for conducting a multi-person, interactive auction, in a variety of formats, without using a human auctioneer to conduct the auction. The system is preferably implemented in software. The system allows a group of bidders to interactively place bids over a computer or communicatio ...


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Fisher Alan S, Kaplan Samuel Jerrold: Procede et systeme de traitement et de transmission dinformations pour des encheres electroniques, Method and system for processing and transmitting electronic auction information. Onsale, Ebay, SMART & BIGGAR, October 9, 1997: CA2253543 (129 worldwide citation)

A system and method for conducting a multi-person, interactive auction, in a variety of formats, without using a human auctioneer to conduct the auction. The system is preferably implemented in software. The system allows a group of bidders to interactively place bids over a computer or communicatio ...


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Fisher Alan S, Kaplan Samuel Jerrold: Method and system for processing and transmitting electronic auction information. Onsale, March 10, 1999: EP0900424-A1 (12 worldwide citation)

A system and method for conducting a multi-person, interactive auction, in a variety of formats, without using a human auctioneer to conduct the auction. The system is preferably implemented in software. The system allows a group of bidders to interactively place bids over a computer or communicatio ...


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Steven M Hoffberg: System and method for determining contingent relevance. Steven M Hoffberg Esq, Ostrolenk Faber, November 14, 2017: US09818136 (5 worldwide citation)

A system and method providing for communication and resolution of utility functions between participants, wherein the utility function is evaluated based on local information at the recipient to determine a cost value thereof. A user interface having express representation of both information elemen ...


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Steven M Hoffberg: Multifactorial optimization system and method. Steven M Hoffberg Esq, Ostrolenk Faber, October 17, 2017: US09794797

A method for providing unequal allocation of rights among agents while operating according to fair principles, comprising assigning a hierarchal rank to each agent; providing a synthetic economic value to a first set of agents at the a high level of the hierarchy; allocating portions of the syntheti ...


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Wai Wu, Steven M Hoffberg: Method and system for matching entities in an auction. Steven M Hoffberg, Tully Rinckey PLLC, January 2, 2018: US09860391

A method for matching a first entity with at least one second entity selected from a plurality of second entities, comprising defining a plurality of multivalued scalar data representing inferential targeting parameters for the first entity and a plurality of multivalued scalar data of each of the p ...


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Wai Wu, Toby Heller, Steven M Hoffberg: Intelligent communication routing. Steven M Hoffberg Esq, Ostrolenk Faber, August 15, 2017: US09736308

A system and method for communicating in a communication network, comprising presenting a communication comprising data over a communications network to a router, said router being adapted to route the communication to one of a plurality of available network destinations; automatically executing a c ...


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Wai Wu, Steven M Hoffberg: Intelligent communication routing system and method. Steven M Hoffberg Esq, Ostrolenk Faber, October 31, 2017: US09807239

A communications routing system, and method, for representing a plurality of predicted characteristics of a plurality of communications sources, each having an economic utility; representing a plurality of predicted characteristics of a plurality of communications targets each having an economic uti ...


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Fisher Alan S, Kaplan Samuel Jerrold: Procede et systeme de traitement et de transmission dinformations pour des encheres electroniques, Method and system for processing and transmitting electronic auction information. Ebay, Ebay, SMART & BIGGAR, July 8, 2008: CA2529148

A system and method for conducting a multi-person, interactive auction, in a variety of formats, without using a human auctioneer to conduct the auction. The system is preferably implemented in software. The system allows a group of bidders to interactively place bids over a computer or communicatio ...