Archive for October, 2011

John Ledyard announced the 2012 decentralization conference that will be held in Pasadena, California during March 30 to April 1, 2012.

[The conference] has been running for more than 40 years.   It is not a refereed or archived conference in the sense of computer science.  Instead it is a small (25-50 participants) meeting at which current research results are presented and discussed.  The participants are among the best.  We can usually cover travel expenses for the presenters (about 14-20 presentations of about 1 hour each).

And is specifically looking for:

In addition to the traditional topics, we also encourage submissions that address computational and algorithmic issues in mechanism design.

Deadline for submission is January 15th.


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The list of accepted papers for ITCS 2012 is now available.  Here are the AGT/E-related ones:

  1. Crowdsourced Bayesian Auctions.  Authors: Pablo Azar, Jing Chen, and Silvio Micali
  2. Quantum Strategic Game TheoryAuthors: Shengyu Zhang
  3. Approximately Optimal Mechanism Design via Differential Privacy.  Authors: Kobbi Nissim, Rann Smorodinsky, and Moshe Tennenholtz
  4. No Justified Complaints: On Fair Sharing of Multiple Resources.  Authors: Danny Dolev, Dror G. Feitelson, Joseph Y. Halpern, Raz Kupferman, and Nathan Linial
  5. Mechanism Design with Approximate Valuations.  Authors: Alessandro Chiesa, Silvio Micali, and Zeyuan Allen Zhu
  6. Dynamics of Prisoner’s Dilemma and the Evolution of Cooperation on Networks.  Authors: Vahideh H. Manshadi and Amin Saberi
  7. Fairness Through Awareness.  Authors: Cynthia Dwork, Moritz Hardt, Toniann Pitassi, Omer Reingold, and Richard Zemel
  8. The Curse of Simultaneity.  Authors: Renato Paes Leme, Vasilis Syrgkanis, and Eva Tardos

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First Cambridge Area Economics and Computation Day will be held in MIT on Friday November 18, 2011.  Submission deadline: Friday, October 28 2011.

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The center will promote research in artificial intelligence, games theory, computer science, economics, and psychology and their applications in e-commerce.

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