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What and Who
Title:Balancing Efficiency and Fairness in Resource Allocation
Speaker:Xiaohui Bei
coming from:Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik - D1
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Event Type:AG1 Mittagsseminar (own work)
Visibility:D1, MMCI
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Level:AG Audience
Language:English
Date, Time and Location
Date:Thursday, 18 September 2014
Time:13:00
Duration:45 Minutes
Location:Saarbrücken
Building:E1 4
Room:024
Abstract
(joint work with Ning Chen and Hongyang Zhang)

We study the resource allocation problem from the lens of welfare economics. The focuses are on two critical criteria: efficiency and fairness. We consider a broad class of resource allocation problems, and quantitatively analyze the tradeoffs between efficiency and fairness by employing the approach of approximation. We show nearly optimal bicriteria approximation Pareto curves, which give an explicit answer to the question that whether there exists an allocation that achieves (almost) any targeted efficiency and fairness.

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Name(s):Xiaohui Bei
EMail:xbei@mpi-inf.mpg.de
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  • Xiaohui Bei, 09/15/2014 05:44 PM -- Created document.