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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.


Ben Cassell defends dissertation

Ben-Alexander Cassell successfully defended his thesis today.  Ben’s dissertation, entitled Scaling Empirical Game-Theoretic Analysis, reports several practical advances in EGTA technology, methodology, and application. Congratulations, Ben.


Elaine Wah defends thesis proposal

Congratulations to Elaine, on successfully defending her dissertation proposal, “Computational models of algorithmic trading in financial markets”. Her thesis committee members are Jacob Abernethy, Michael Barr (Law), Uday Rajan (Finance), and myself.