252-4302-00L  Seminar Algorithmic Game Theory

Semester Spring Semester 2016
Lecturers P. Widmayer, P. Dütting
Periodicity yearly course
Language of instruction English
Comment Limited number of participants.

Abstract In the seminar we will get familiar with the current original research in the area of algorithmic game theory by reading and presenting selected research papers in that area.
Objective Develop an understanding of selected problems of current interest in the area of algorithmic game theory, and a practice of a scientific presentation.
Content Study and understanding of selected topics of current interest in algorithmic game theory such as: Complexity Results (class PPAD, PLS, NP), Sponsored Search, Approximation Algorithms via Algorithmic Game Theory, Price of Anarchy, New paradigms of computation (e.g., envy-fee, truthful), Mechanism Design.
Literature Selected research articles.
Prerequisites / Notice You must have passed our "Algorithmic Game Theory" class (or have acquired equivalent knowledge, in exceptional cases).