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1. (WO1999006932) OPTIMAL TASK ALLOCATION SYSTEM
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Pub. No.:    WO/1999/006932    International Application No.:    PCT/US1998/015728
Publication Date: 11.02.1999 International Filing Date: 29.07.1998
Chapter 2 Demand Filed:    01.03.1999    
IPC:
G06F 9/50 (2006.01)
Applicants: BUSINESSBOTS, INC. [US/US]; Suite 1450 301 Howard Street San Francisco, CA 94105 (US)
Inventors: SANDHOLM, Tuomas, W.; (US).
LESSER, Victor, R.; (US)
Agent: WAWRZYNIAK, Richard, E.; McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen Three Embarcadero Center San Francisco, CA 94111 (US).
FIENER Josef; European Patent Office, Patentanwalt Maximilianstr. 57, P.O. Box 1249 D-87712 Mindelheim (US)
Priority Data:
08/904,880 01.08.1997 US
Title (EN) OPTIMAL TASK ALLOCATION SYSTEM
(FR) SYSTEME OPTIMISE D'AFFECTATION DE TACHES
Abstract: front page image
(EN)A task allocation system in which individually rational agents contract tasks among themselves based on marginal costs. The task allocation system is useful in connection with automated negotiations that can be implemented in connection with a computer network.
(FR)Système d'affectation de tâches selon lequel des agents individuellement rationnels contractent des tâches les uns avec les autres en fonction de coûts marginaux. Ce système est utile en relation avec des négociations automatisées pouvant être mises en application avec un réseau informatique.
Designated States: AL, AM, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BR, BY, CA, CH, CN, CU, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, GB, GE, GH, GM, HR, HU, ID, IL, IS, JP, KE, KG, KP, KR, KZ, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LV, MD, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, NO, NZ, PL, PT, RO, RU, SD, SE, SG, SI, SK, SL, TJ, TM, TR, TT, UA, UG, UZ, VN, YU, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, SD, SZ, UG, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, CH, CY, DE, DK, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, SE)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)