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Author Sutherland, I. E.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword Auction ♦ Operating efficiency ♦ Time allocation ♦ Computer scheduling
Abstract An auction method is described for allocating computer time that allows the price of computer time to fluctuate with the demand and the relative priority of users to be controlled so that more important projects get better access. This auction is free of the periodic fluctuation in computer use often associated with monthly schemes.
Description Affiliation: Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (Sutherland, I. E.)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 11
Issue Number 6
Page Count 3
Starting Page 449
Ending Page 451


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Source: ACM Digital Library