Archive for September, 2011

A call for applications for Best PhD Thesis Project of the Year in Computational Game Theory is available.  Deadline  for submitting PhD theses summaries:    October 15, 2011.

I like all kinds of prizes and awards in science.  So much cheaper as well as more effective than money.



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The upcoming INFORMS 2011 annual meeting (November 13-16, 2011 in Charlotte, North Carolina) will have dozens of talks on “auctions, market design, and optimization in e-markets”.

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The list of accepted papers for WINE 2011 is now online.  30 full papers accepted out of 100 submissions (+9 working/short papers).

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SODA 2012 Accepted papers

The list of papers accepted to SODA 2012 is now published.  Here are the AGT/E related ones:

  • Popularity vs Maximum cardinality in the stable marriage setting by Telikepalli Kavitha
  • Metastability of Logit Dynamics for Coordination Games by Vincenzo Auletta, Diodato Ferraioli, Francesco Pasquale and Giuseppe Persiano
  • The Notion of a Rational Convex Program, and an Algorithm for the Arrow-Debreu Nash Bargaining Game by Vijay Vazirani
  • A Matroid Approach to Stable Matchings with Lower Quotas by Tamas Fleiner and Naoyuki Kamiyama
  • A Universally-truthful Approximation Scheme for Multi-unit Auctions by Berthold Vöcking
  • Mechanism Designs via Consensus Estimate and Cross-Check by Bach Ha and Jason Hartline
  • Voting with Limited Information and Many Alternatives by Flavio Chierichetti and Jon Kleinberg
  • Beyond Myopic Best Response (in Cournot Competition) by Amos Fiat, Elias Koutsoupias, Katrina Ligett, Yishay Mansour and Svetlana Olonetsky
  • Sequential Auctions and Externalities by Renato Paes Leme, Vasilis Syrgkanis and Eva Tardos
  • Optimal Crowdsourcing Contests by Shuchi Chawla, Jason D. Hartline and Balasubramanian Sivan
  • On the hardness of pricing loss leaders by Preyas Popat and Yi Wu
  • Simultaneous Approximations for Adversarial and Stochastic Online Budgeted Allocation by Vahab Mirrokni, Shayan Oveis Gharan and Morteza Zadimoghaddam
  • Black-Box Reductions for Cost-Sharing Mechanism Design by Konstantinos Georgiou and Chaitanya Swamy
  • Sketching Valuation Functions by Ashwinkumar Badanidiyuru, Shahar Dobzinski, Hu Fu, Robert Kleinberg, Noam Nisan and Tim Roughgarden


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