Time/Place: Wednesdays, 2:30pm - 4:00pm at D344 LSRC.
Organizers: Vincent Conitzer, Kamesh Munagala.
Coordinator: If you wish to be included in the mailing list or present a paper, please email Sayan Bhattacharya.
Theme: Computational economics, Approximation algorithms, Applications to databases and networking.
We will alternate between computational economics and approximation/online algorithms every week.
Past Meetings: Spring '10
|09/08/10||ECON||Sayan Bhattacharya||Revenue maximization with a single sample|
|09/15/10||APPROX||Janardhan Kulkarni||Randomized Approximation Schemes for Cuts and Flows in Capacitated Graphs|
|09/22/10||ECON||Salman Parsa||Profit maximization in mechanism design|
|09/29/10||APPROX||Janardhan Kulkarni||Randomized Approximation Schemes for Cuts and Flows in Capacitated Graphs(contd.)|
|10/06/10||ECON||Sayan Bhattacharya||Mechanism Design via Correlation Gap|
|10/13/10||APPROX||Xiaoming Xu||An improved LP-based approximation for steiner tree|
|10/20/10||ECON||Dima Korzhyk||Solving Stackelberg Games with Uncertain Observability|
|11/3/10||ECON||Sayan Bhattacharya||Dynamics of Profit-Sharing Games|
|11/10/10||APPROX||Janardhan Kulkarni||Dependent rounding and its applications to approximation algorithms|
|11/17/10||ECON||Sayan Bhattacharya||Better vaccination strategies for better people|