Entries by wellman

2d Annual Michigan AI Lab Mini-Symposium

Tuesday 29 April 2014, 3725 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 […]

Arguments about “front running”

One of the brilliant rhetorical devices deployed by Michael Lewis in his public interviews about Flash Boys is referring to some HFT practices as “legal front running”. By inserting the “legal”, he takes off the table any accusations of lawbreaking.  Nevertheless, defenders of HFT seem to cling to legalistic definitions of “front running” in making […]


Bryce Wiedenbeck defends thesis proposal

Congratulations to Bryce, on successfully defending his dissertation proposal, “Approximate game theoretic analysis for large simulation-based games”. His thesis committee comprises Satinder Baveja, Grant Schoenebeck, Tilman Borgers (Economics), and myself.


SI REU Video

Video documenting the 2013 REU program run by the School of Information. Featuring SRG summer undergraduate researcher Chris Rockwell, and mentor Erik Brinkman.