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), 2022 (Forthcoming) Previous version presented at ICLR Workshop on Gamification and Multiagent…
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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…

Stability Effects of Arbitrage in Exchange Traded Funds: An Agent-Based Model

M Shearer, D Byrd, TH Balch, and MP Wellman 2nd ACM International Conference on AI in Finance (ICAIF), Article No.: 49, pages 1–9, November 2021. Abstract An index-based exchange traded fund (ETF) with underlying securities that trade on…

Timing is Money: The Impact of Arrival Order in Beta-Bernoulli Prediction Markets

B Martin, S Kutty, and M Chakraborty 2nd ACM International Conference on AI in Finance (ICAIF), Article No.: 41, pages 1–9, November 2021 (Forthcoming). Abstract Prediction markets are incentive-based mechanisms for eliciting and combining…

An Agent-Based Model of Strategic Adoption of Real-Time Payments

K Mayo, S Fozdar, and MP Wellman 2nd ACM International Conference on AI in Finance (ICAIF), Article No.: 45, pages 1–9, November 2021. Abstract Real-time payments (RTPs) allow consumers to receive funds before the completion of payment…
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SRG receives grant from Center on Long-Term Risk

SRG recently obtained funding from the Center on Long-term Risk, the research wing of the Effective Altruism Foundation, for a project titled "An Empirical Game-Theoretic Approach to Bargaining Problems" (see project page for further detail…
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New graduate students join SRG

Three new graduate students joined SRG in the Fall 2021 term: PhD student Madelyn Gatchel who just received her BS from Davidson College, and Master's students Rainier Delarosa and Therese Nkeng each of whom has been awarded a JP Morgan AI Research…
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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!