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Tournament Modes


In chapter gif the Automatic Uniform tournament mode was utilized to illustrate the workings of FM. Alternatively, in the current version the tournament designer migh opt for the One Auction (data set) mode, which allows for the repeated auctioning of a unique set of goods. Such option must be enabled in the Tournament Parameter Setting panel. Next you will be requested to specify a file containing the description of the composition of the lot on sale. Its typical format is exemplified by the contents of the built-in goods.txt filegif provided by Figure gif.

Figure: Example of a lot file

Once defined the lot (data set) file, only the related matter of specifying the information revelation level to be applied on the lot remains.

Juan Antonio Rodriguez
Fri Oct 16 15:39:57 MET DST 1998