Peter Wurman inducted into Nat'l Inventors Hall of Fame

SRG alum Pete Wurman (PhD '99) is part of a distinguished group inducted in the Inventors Hall of Fame this year. See announcement here.
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Workshop: The Systemic Impact of Digitization on Finance

I would like to draw your attention to a 1.5-day workshop on The Systemic Impact of Digitization on Finance, which will be held at the University of Zurich on December 19 and 20, 2019. Submissions are invited until November 15. Participation…
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My interview with Bill Powers on AI Decision Makers

https://youtu.be/SnTf-iWUTpk Recorded June 2018, as part of a series on Machine Behavior, in conjunction with publication of a position paper in Nature on the topic.
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Xintong Wang defends thesis proposal

(belated announcement) On 20 December 2018, Xintong Wang presented and successfully defended her thesis proposal: "Studies on the Computational Modeling and Design of Financial Markets". The dissertation committee comprises: Michael…
Mason Wright
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Mason Wright defends thesis

Congratulations to Mason Wright, on a successful thesis defense. And a special thanks to Mason's thesis committee members: Grant Schoenebeck Demos Teneketzis Jenna Wiens

CFP: AIj special issue on Autonomous Agents Modeling Other Agents

Announcing a special issue of Artificial Intelligence, co-edited by Stefano Albrecht, Peter Stone, and Michael Wellman. Call for Papers deadline: 31 Dec 18
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Megan Shearer Passes Prelim

Megan Shearer passed her prelim exam, based on her directed study project: Incentivizing Rider Time-Shift in a Multi-Leg Public Transportation System. Congratulations, Megan.
Erik Brinkman
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Erik Brinkman defends thesis

On Tue 20 Mar, Erik Brinkman successfully defended his thesis, "Understanding financial market behavior through empirical game-theoretic analysis". Congratulations, soon-to-be Dr. Brinkman. Thanks to the thesis committee members: Jacob…
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Asimov Debate on Artificial Intelligence

I had the privilege of participating in the 2018 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate, on the subject of Artificial Intelligence, held at the American Museum of Natural History on 13 Feb. The event was hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson, and featured five…