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Yongzhao finishes as CSE Graduate Honors Runner-up

Yongzhao Wang was one of the runners-up from the AI lab in the lead-up to the 19th Annual CSE Graduate Honors Competition. He gave a short presentation on his research titled "Multi-Agent Learning by Iterative Refinement of Game Models" at…
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Christine Konicki defends dissertation proposal

On October 17, 2022, Christine Konicki presented and successfully defended her dissertation proposal titled "A Tree-Exploiting Approach to Empirical Game-Theoretic Analysis for Extensive-Form Games." The dissertation committee comprises: …
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Machine Learning, Algorithmic Trading, and Manipulation

Columbia Blue Sky Blog post based on the report by Megan Shearer, Gabriel Rauterberg, and Michael Wellman.
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New graduate students join SRG

Two new graduate students joined SRG in the Fall 2022 term: PhD student Austin Nguyen who got his BA in Computer Science from University of California, Berkeley, in 2021, Master's student Arshdeep Singh who got his BTech+MTech dual degree…

Exploiting Extensive-Form Structure in Empirical Game-Theoretic Analysis

C Konicki, M Chakraborty, MP Wellman 18th Conference on Web and Internet Economics (WINE), 2022 (Forthcoming) Abstract Empirical game-theoretic analysis (EGTA) is a general framework for reasoning about complex games using agent-based simulation.…
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Megan Shearer defends dissertation

On June 27, 2022, Megan Shearer successfully defended her PhD dissertation titled, "Modeling Trading Strategies in Financial Markets with Data, Simulation, and Deep Reinforcement Learning." Congratulations, Dr. Shearer! We wish you a bright…

Solving Structured Hierarchical Games Using Differential Backward Induction

Z Li, F Jia, A Mate, S Jabbari, M Chakraborty, M Tambe, and Y Vorobeychik 38th Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI), PMLR 180: pp. 1107–1117, August 2022 Previous version presented at ICLR Workshop on Gamification…
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Yongzhao Wang defends dissertation proposal

On 10 May 2022, Yongzhao Wang presented and successfully defended his dissertation proposal titled "Multi-agent Learning by Iterative Refinement of Game Models." The dissertation committee comprises: Michael Wellman [chair] Tilman…
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Zun Li defends dissertation proposal

On 27 April 2022, Zun Li presented and successfully defended his dissertation proposal titled "A Modern AI Approach to Strategic Reasoning over Complex Multiagent Systems". The dissertation committee comprises: Michael Wellman [chair] …
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Max finishes as finalist at CSE Graduate Honors Competition

Max Smith was one of the five finalists at the 18th Annual CSE Graduate Honors Competition held virtually on Nov 10, 2021, where he delivered a short presentation on his research titled "Strategic Knowledge Transfer." He was selected as the…