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
Schedule:
Date | Topic | Speaker | Paper |
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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 |
11/24/10 | APPROX | ||
12/1/10 | ECON |
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