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Democratic fair allocation of indivisible goods

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We study the problem of fairly allocating indivisible goods to groups of agents. Agents in the same group share the same set of goods even though they may have different preferences. Previous work has focused on unanimous fairness, in which all agents in each group must agree that their group's share is fair. Under this strict requirement, fair allocations exist only for small groups. We introduce the concept of democratic fairness, which aims to satisfy a certain fraction of the agents in ea...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.artint.2019.103167

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Computer Science
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Unknown
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Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Artificial Intelligence Journal website
Volume:
277
Article number:
103167
Publication date:
2019-09-03
Acceptance date:
2019-08-27
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0004-3702
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pubs:1054634
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uuid:08faac47-03f4-4798-a7bd-c5ddc8cbda92
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1054634
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pubs:1054634
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