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Christine Konicki passes prelim

Christine Konicki passed the CSE prelim exam, based on her directed study project titled "Tree-Exploiting Empirical Game Theoretical Analysis for Extensive-Form Games". Congratulations, Christine!
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Megan Shearer defends thesis proposal

On June 1 2021, Megan Shearer presented and successfully defended her dissertation proposal titled "Modeling Trading Strategies in Financial Markets with Data, Simulation, and Deep Reinforcement Learning". The dissertation committee comprises: …
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Max Smith defends thesis proposal

On 27 April 2021, Max Smith presented and successfully defended his dissertation proposal titled "On Efficient Deep Multiagent Reinforcement Learning Through Transfer Learning". The dissertation committee comprises: Michael Wellman [chair] …
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Katherine Mayo passes prelim

Katherine Mayo passed the CSE prelim exam, based on her directed study project: A Strategic Analysis of Portfolio Compression. Congratulations, Katherine!  

Log-time Prediction Markets for Interval Securities

M Dudík, X Wang, D Pennock, and D Rothschild 20th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), May 2021 (forthcoming). Abstract We design a prediction market to recover a complete and fully general probability…

A Strategic Analysis of Portfolio Compression

K Mayo and MP Wellman 20th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), Extended Abstract, May 2021 (forthcoming). Abstract Portfolio compression, the netting of cycles in a financial network, is employed…

Evolution Strategies for Approximate Solution of Bayesian Games

Z Li and MP Wellman 35th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, pages 5531-5540, Feb 2021. Abstract We address the problem of solving complex Bayesian games, characterized by high-dimensional type and action spaces, many (> 2) players,…

Iterative Empirical Game Solving via Single Policy Best Response

M Smith, T Anthony, and MP Wellman 9th International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR), Spotlight Presentation, May 2021. Abstract Policy-Space Response Oracles (PSRO) is a general algorithmic framework for learning policies in…
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Xintong Wang defends dissertation

On Dec 21, 2020, Xintong Wang successfully defended her PhD dissertation titled, "Computational Modeling and Design of Financial Markets: Towards Manipulation-Resistant and Expressive Markets." Congratulations, Dr. Wang! We wish you a…
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Megan receives DEI service award

Megan Shearer is one of the graduate student recipients of the first annual CSE Service Award for Excellence in Climate, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. The awardees for the 2019-20 cycle were officially recognized by Prof. Westley Weimer at…