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SRG paper wins Best Paper Award at ALA 2024 workshop

The paper titled "A Meta-Game Evaluation Framework for Deep Multiagent Reinforcement Learning," authored by Zun Li, while he was a PhD student with SRG, and Michael Wellman just won the best paper award at the 16th Adaptive and Learning Agents…

A Meta-Game Evaluation Framework for Deep Multiagent Reinforcement Learning

Z Li and MP Wellman 33rd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), August 2024. Forthcoming. Best Paper Award at 16th Adaptive and Learning Agents (ALA) Workshop at AAMAS, May 2024. Abstract Evaluating deep multiagent…

Co-Learning Empirical Games and World Models

MO Smith and MP Wellman 1st Reinforcement Learning Conference (RLC), August 2024. Forthcoming. Abstract Game-based decision-making involves reasoning over both world dynamics and strategic interactions among the agents. Typically, empirical…
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Madelyn receives 2024 CSE HACKS Spirit Award

  SRG PhD candidate Madelyn Gatchel bagged this year's CSE HACKS Spirit Award for exemplifying the CSE Division's values of honesty, achievement, cooperation, knowledge, and service. She was formally recognized, along with an amazing…

Fraud Risk Mitigation in Real-Time Payments: A Strategic Agent-Based Analysis

K Mayo, N Grabill, and MP Wellman 33rd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), August 2024. Forthcoming. Abstract Whereas standard financial mechanisms for payment may take days to finalize, real-time payments (RTPs)…
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Numerix “Trading Tomorrow” Podcast

Michael Wellman was interviewed by James Jockle from Numerix about the implications of AI on financial markets, including market manipulation and regulation. https://www.buzzsprout.com/2243477/14722606

Empirical Game-Theoretic Analysis: A Survey

MP Wellman, K Tuyls, A Greenwald   Abstract In the empirical approach to game-theoretic analysis (EGTA), the model of the game comes not from declarative representation, but is derived by interrogation of a procedural description of…

Generalized Response Objectives for Strategy Exploration in Empirical Game-Theoretic Analysis

Y Wang and MP Wellman 23nd International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS), May 2024. Forthcoming. Abstract In the policy-space response oracle (PSRO) framework, strategy sets defining an empirical game are iteratively…
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Zun Li defends dissertation

  On 17 January 2024, Zun Li successfully defended his PhD dissertation titled, "Artificial Intelligence Algorithms for Large Economic and Computer Games." Thanks to the dissertation committee members: Michael Wellman (chair) …

Learning to Manipulate a Financial Benchmark

M Shearer, G Rauterberg, and MP Wellman Proceedings of 4th ACM International Conference on AI in Finance (ICAIF'23), pages 592–600, November 2023. Abstract Financial benchmarks estimate market values or reference rates used in a wide variety…