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Travis Martin defends dissertation

Congrats to Travis Martin, for successfully defending his PhD dissertation on Monday (13 June 2016). Travis’s thesis comprises four studies in network science, and was co-advised (actually predominantly advised) by Mark Newman.  The title: Theoretical tools for network analysis: Game theory, graph centrality, and statistical inference


Elaine Wah defends dissertation

Elaine Wah successfully defended her thesis on Thursday 10 March. The dissertation is titled Computational Models of Algorithmic Trading in Financial Markets and includes three case studies of simulation-based strategic modeling of financial market scenarios. Congratulations, Elaine.


Bryce Wiedenbeck defends dissertation

Bryce Wiedenbeck successfully defended his thesis on Monday 1 June.  The dissertation is titled Approximate Analysis of Large Simulation-Based Games and includes several new techniques that enable simulation-based game modeling methods to scale in the number of players, among other contributions. Congratulations, Bryce.

3d Annual AI Lab Mini-Symposium

Wednesday 20 May 2015, 1690 BBB A special symposium to present the latest research to come out of the Michigan AI Lab, and celebrate our research accomplishments. The program will comprise presentations by AI Lab grad students of research results presented at conferences over this academic year. All are welcome to attend.  So that we can get […]


Bartley Tablante defends dissertation

Bartley Tablante successfully defended his PhD dissertation in the Dept of Economics yesterday.  The dissertation, titled “Learning and Beliefs in Non-Centralized Markets”, comprises three papers: two focused on conditions for learning through distributed trade, and one on “Equilibria in a Market with a Front Runner”. Congratulations, Bartley.