The Balloon Popping Problem Revisited: Lower and Upper Bounds

We consider the balloon popping problem introduced by Immorlica et al. (Proceedings of FOCS’07, pp. 104–112, 2007). This problem is directly related to the problem of profit maximization in online auctions, where an auctioneer is selling a collection of identical items to anonymous unit-demand bidde...

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Published in:Theory of Computing Systems, Vol. 49, No. 1 (2011), p. 182-195
Main Author: Jung, Hyunwoo
Other Involved Persons: Chwa, Kyung-Yong
Format: electronic Article
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