Seminar Schedule Fall 2011

The EconCS Group holds Economics and Computer Science research seminars each semester.

Fall 2011 meetings are held at 2:30 until 4pm on Thursdays in Maxwell Dworkin 221.

DateSpeaker(s) Topic

September 8 Moshe Tennenholtz Computational Social Systems:  An Axiomatic Approach to Ranking, Trust, Recommendation & Viral Marketing
September 14
*MD 123*
Moshe Babaioff Peaches, Lemons, and Cookies:  Designing Auction Markets with Dispersed Information
 *please note special time and place*
September 22 Lirong Xia

Computational Voting Theory: Game-Theoretic and Combinatorial Aspects

September 29 Tanmoy Chakraborty Networked Bargaining:  Theory and Behavior
October 6 Alex Peysakhovich
Reputation Systems and Centralized Authority
October 13 Jacob Leshno Dynamic Matching in Overloaded Systems
October 18
*MD G135*
Wei Chen Influence diffusion dynamics and influence maximization in complex social

*please note special time and place*
October 20 Giorgos Zervas Daily Deals:  Prediction, Social Diffusion, and Reputational Ramifications
November 3
*MD 119*
Toby Walsh Electing the Doge

*please note special place*
November 10 Michal Feldman Truth and Justice in Allocation Problems
November 16 Ruggiero Cavallo Incentives in Group Decision-Making With Uncertainty and Subjective Beliefs
November 21
*MD 223*
Yaron Singer The Hardness of Incentive Compatibility and what we may be able to do about it
*please not special time and place*
December 1 Jens Witkowski Private-Model Peer Prediction
December 13
*MD 223*
Ozlem Ergun Managing Collaborative Networks with Capacity Exchange Mechanisms

*please note special time and place*

Contact Information

Yiling Chen
Maxwell Dworkin 233
(617) 495-3298

David C. Parkes
Maxwell Dworkin 229
(617) 384-8130

Ariel Procaccia

Yaron Singer
Maxwell Dworkin 239
(617) 496-9271

Milind Tambe
Maxwell Dworkin 125
(617) 998-2423