Mechanisms for Making Crowds Truthful

We consider schemes for obtaining truthful reports on a common but hidden signal from large groups of rational, self-interested agents. One example are online feedback mechanisms, where users provide observations about the quality of a product or service so that other users can have an accurate idea of what quality they can expect. However, (i) providing such feedback is costly, and (ii) there are many motivations for providing incorrect feedback.


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Journal Of Artificial Intelligence Research, 34, -
Year:
2009
Publisher:
AI Access Foundation
ISSN:
1076-9757
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