2015 Invited Talks:

Date Time Place Speaker Topic
11/13/2015 12-1pm Gross Hall 318 Sebastien Lahaie Quadratic-Price Combinatorial Auctions info
10/23/2015 12-1pm Gross Hall 318 Vibhanshu Abhishek Examining the Impact of Contextual Ambiguity on Search Advertising Keyword Performance: A Topic Model Approach info
09/09/2015 12-1pm Gross Hall 318 Bo Waggoner Low-Cost-Learning via Active Data Procurement info
07/22/2015 11am-12 Gross Hall 304-B Sam Ganzfried Computing Strong Game-Theoretic Strategies in Large Games info
07/22/2015 12-1pm Gross Hall 304-B Lance Fortnow Bounding Rationality by Computational Complexity info
07/20/2015 12-1pm Gross Hall 304-B Darrell Hoy Price of Anarchy Bounds for Theoretical and Empirical Auctions info
07/17/2015 12-1pm Gross Hall 304-B Nisarg Shah Leximin Allocations in the Real World info
05/15/2015 12-1pm Gross Hall 304-B Shaddin Dughmi Algorithmic Bayesian Persuasion info
04/24/2015 12-1pm Gross Hall 304-B Mallesh Pai Do Online Social Networks Increase Welfare? info
04/17/2015 12-1pm Gross Hall 304-B Jimmy Yang Optimization in Online Advertising info
04/10/2015 12-1pm Gross Hall 304-B Nikhil Devanur Simple Auctions with Simple Strategies info
04/08/2015 3:30-4:30pm Gross Hall 330 Luis Ortiz (Stony Brook University) On Networks and Behavior: Strategic Inference and Machine Learning info
04/03/2015 12-1pm Gross Hall 304-B Jens Witkowski Robust Peer Prediction Mechanisms info
03/20/2015 12-1pm Gross Hall 304-B R. Ravi Expertise in Online Markets info
03/06/2015 12-1pm Gross Hall 304-B Ashish Goel Crowdsourced Democracy: Algorithms, Mechanisms, and Platforms info
02/27/2015 12-1pm Gross Hall 304-B David Pennock Designing Wagering Mechanisms info
02/18/2015 1:15-2:15pm LSRC D344 Renato Paes Leme Gross Substitutes: old and new results info
02/13/2015 12-1pm Gross Hall 304-B Francesca Rossi Restricted manipulation in iterative voting: convergence, Condorcet efficieny, and Borda score info
02/06/2015 12-1pm Gross Hall 304-B Thanh Nguyen Near Feasible Stable Matchings with Complementarities info

2014 Invited Talks:

Date Time Place Speaker Topic
12/12/2014 12-1pm Gross Hall 304-B Bob Day Combinatorial Auctions, Duality, and the Core info
11/21/2014 12-1pm Gross Hall 304-B Yaron Singer Influence Maximization through Adaptive Seeding info
11/20/2014 12-1pm LSRC D344 Shuchi Chawla Revenue maximization in interdependent value settings info
11/14/2014 11:50-4:00pm Gross Hall 330 CS-Econ Retreat info
11/7/2014 12-1pm Gross Hall 304-B Matt Weinberg Simple mechanisms for complex markets info
10/30/2014 12-1pm LSRC D344 Markus Brill Computing Dominance-Based Solution Concepts for Normal-Form Games info
10/24/2014 12-1pm Gross Hall 304-B Ariel Procaccia Computational Fair Division: From Cake Cutting to Cloud Computing info
10/10/2014 12-1pm Gross Hall 304-B Yash Kanoria Unbalanced random matching markets: the stark effect of competition info
10/8/2014 3:30pm Gross Hall 330 Jenn Wortman Vaughan Combinatorial Prediction Markets and Connections to Online Learning info
09/26/2014 12-1pm Gross Hall 304-B Elliot Anshelevich Stable Matching, Friendship and Altruism info
04/18/2014 12-1pm Gross Hall 304-B Asu Ozdaglar Network Security and Contagion info
04/11/2014 12-1pm Gross Hall 304-B Chris LaSala TBA info
03/20/2014 12-1pm Gross Hall 304-B Nicole Immorlica Social Status and Badge Design info
03/07/2014 12-1pm Gross Hall 304-B Ruggiero Cavallo Efficient Auctions with Public Budget Constraints info
02/21/2014 12-1pm Gross Hall 304-B Pablo Parrilo Rank/Sparsity Minimization and Latent Variable Graphical Model Selection info

2013 Invited Talks:

Date Time Place Speaker Topic
11/22/2013 12-1pm Gross Hall 304-B Ozan Candogan (Duke) TBA info
11/15/2013 12-1pm Gross Hall 304-B Santiago R. Balseiro (Duke) TBA info
11/08/2013 12-1pm Gross Hall 304-B Amin Sayedi (UNC) TBA info
10/25/2013 12-1pm Gross Hall 304-B Vincent Conitzer (Duke) Tearing down the wall between Mechanism Design with and without money. info
09/13/2013 12-1pm Gross Hall 304-B Chris Wilkens (Yahoo!) Utility-Target Auctions info
2/20/2013 12-1pm North Bldg 311 Taiki Todo False-name-proof matching info
3/22/2013 12-1pm D344 LSRC Yiling Chen Information Elicitation Sans Verification info
3/29/2013 2pm Soc Phych 126 Herve Moulin Loss Calibrated Methods for Bipartite Rationing Problems info
4/5/2013 12-1pm D344 LSRC Costis Daskalakis Revenue Optimization in Multi-Item Auctions info
4/12/2013 12-1pm TBD Aaron Kolb Waiting to Attack info
4/26/2013 12-1pm D344 LSRC Robert Kleinberg An Analysis of One-Dimensional Schelling Segregation info

2012 Invited Talks:

Date Time Place Speaker Topic
1/27/2012 10 am-11:30 am McKinley Seminar Room, Fuqua Thanh Nguyen Bargaining in Networks info
2/8/2012 11:45 am-12:45 pm D106 LSRC Ashwin Machanavajjhala No Free Lunch in Data Privacy info
2/10/2012 4:15 pm-5:15 pm D344 LSRC Josh Letchford Computing Randomized Security Strategies in Networked Domains info
3/14/2012 11:45 am-12:45 pm D106 LSRC Grant Schoenebeck Discovering Social Network Structure info
4/2/2012 11:45 am-12:45 pm D106 LSRC Jing Chen Resilient Mechanism Design and Combinatorial Auctions
9/10/2012 4-5 pm 130A North Bldg, Duke Tim Roughgarden Porting the Computer Science Toolbox to Game Theory and Economics info
8/15/2012 12-1pm LSRC D344 Hossein Azari Soufiani Random Utility for Social Choice info
8/17/2012 12-1pm LSRC D344 Markus Brill Computing Set-Valued Solution Concepts in Social Choice and Game Theory info
8/28/2012 11:40am-1pm SocSci 113 Milind Tambe Game theory for security: Key algorithmic principles, deployed systems, lessons learned info
9/7/2012 12-1pm D344 LSRC Troels Sorensen On the Approximation Performance of Fictitious Play in Finite Games info
9/14/2012 12-1pm D344 LSRC Ashish Goel Trust and Mistrust in Social Networks info
9/21/2012 12-1pm LSRC D344 Angelina Vidali Mechanism design; Auctions and Scheduling info
11/2/2012 11:45am-12:45pm McKinley Seminar room, Fuqua (PDF map) Matt Jackson Diffusion of Microfinance info
11/8/2012 4-5:30pm McKinley Seminar Room, Fuqua (PDF map) Jason Hartline Approximation in Mechanism Design, Part 1 info
11/9/2012 11:45am-1:15pm McKinley Seminar Room, Fuqua (PDF map) Jason Hartline Approximation in Mechanism Design, Part 2 info
11/12/2012 4:30-6pm Social Sciences 113 Jason Hartline The Simple Economics of Approximately Optimal Auctions (also see the invited lectures below) info
11/29/2012 4:30-6pm North Building 130A Tuomas Sandholm Algorithms for Large Incomplete-Information Games info
11/30/2012 12-1pm McKinley Seminar Room, Fuqua Tuomas Sandholm Modern Dynamic Kidney Exchanges info
12/3/2012 12-1pm D344 LSRC Sayan Bhattacharya Competitive Equilibria with Budget Limits info

Related Talks:

Date Time Place Speaker Topic
01/17/2014 11:30am-1pm Social Sciences 113 Benjamin Brooks (Princeton) Surveying and Selling: Belief and Surplus Extraction in Auctionsi info
2/24/2012 12-1pm D344 LSRC Troels Sorensen Computing proper equilibria of finite two-player games info
3/16/2012 12-1pm D344 LSRC Sebastien Lahaie A Tractable Combinatorial Market Maker Using Constraint Generation info
3/30/2012 12-1pm D344 LSRC Hamid Nazerzadeh Optimal Dynamic Mechanism Design and the Virtual Pivot Mechanism info
4/13/2012 12-1pm McKinley Seminar Room, Fuqua Rakesh Vohra Auction design with fairness concerns: subsidies vs. set-asides info
4/27/2012 12-1pm LSRC D344 Taiki Todo False-name-proof Mechanism Design without Money info

2011 Invited Talks:

Date Time Place Speaker Topic
09/23/11 11.45am - 12.45pm D344 LSRC Troels Sørensen Risk when playing for broke
10/21/11 11.45am - 12.45pm D344 LSRC Arpita Ghosh Incentivizing High Quality User-Generated Content
11/04/11 11.45 am - 12.45 pm D344 LSRC Rahul Sami Sybilproof Transitive Trust Protocols
11/11/11 11.45 am - 12.45 pm 2008 MBA Classroom, Fuqua Preston McAfee Economics and Machine Learning
11/18/11 11.45 am - 12.45 pm D344 LSRC Kevin Leyton-Brown Beyond Equilibrium: Predicting Human Behavior in Normal Form Games
12/02/11 11.45 am - 1.15 pm D344 LSRC Ben Lubin Market Mechanisms for Data Center Resource Allocation and Their Pricing