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Priority Pass Auction for Decreasing Queuing Losses in Theme Parks
A - Abstracts of IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences (Japanese Edition) Vol.J95-A No.7 pp.631-634
Publication Date: 2012/07/01
Online ISSN: 1881-0195
Print ISSN: 0913-5707
Type of Manuscript: Special Section LETTER (Special Issue on Emerging Technologies in Electronics, Information and Communication)
priority pass auction,
theme park problem,
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This paper provides a new scheme for managing queuing congestion in theme parks. We first propose an electronic market for “priority passes,” rights for entering a certain attraction at predetermined time-window without queuing. We then show that a well-designed mechanism enables the priority pass market to decrease queuing losses.